- any of several skiing turns executed in order to change direction on a downhill run or for decreasing speed or stopping, especially a turn in which the body is swung around with the skis kept parallel.
Origin of Christie2
1915–20; by shortening; see -ie
Also called Christiania.
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Examples from the Web for christie
He has picked pre-primary brawls with Christie, Perry, and Marco Rubio.Rand Paul’s Passive-Aggressive Trolling Campaign
January 6, 2015
Christie has problems, and they begin with the fact that photos and videos and memes can haunt us.
Christie may have his faults, but he oozes the everyman persona.
“These towns that are doing it just continue to make New Jersey less and less competitive,” Christie said.Christie Blames Parents for Bad Economy
January 3, 2015
If Christie was not a presidential aspirant with an anger-management problem, the episode might not even make the list.2014 Was a Delectably Good Year for Sleaze
December 30, 2014
Mowbray pressed forward to her ear, and repeated all Christie roared.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
Christie retorted, by way of acknowledging the introduction.
"He ain't no target," Christie declared, with unutterable contempt.
Christie was sweeping in the chips to the same refrain of the "cranberry tarts."
The three met on the edge of the clearing; Christie was the first to speak.
- Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
- John (Reginald Halliday). 1898–1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
- Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
- William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants
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