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clap skate

or clapskate, klap skate

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noun
a type of speed skate with a blade attached at the heel by a hinge, allowing the full length of the blade to remain on the ice for a longer time and increasing skating speed.
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Origin of clap skate

First recorded in 1995–2000; loan translation of Dutch klapschaats; see origin at clap1, skate1
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