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schuss

[shoo s, shoos]Skiing.
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noun
  1. a straight downhill run at high speed.
verb (used without object)
  1. to execute a schuss.
verb (used with object)
  1. to schuss over: to schuss the slopes around Aspen.

Origin of schuss

1935–40; < German; cognate with shot1
Related formsschus·ser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for schuss

schuss

noun
  1. a straight high-speed downhill run
verb
  1. (intr) to perform a schuss

Word Origin

German: shot 1
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