noun, plural cou·loirs [kool-wahrz, French koo-lwar] /kulˈwɑrz, French kuˈlwar/.
Examples from the Web for couloir
The place they were now in was a very steep, chimney-like rock gully, such as would be known in Alpine parlance as a ‘couloir.’The White Hand and the Black|Bertram Mitford
None came, and we felt gratified at this confirmation of our judgment as to the safety of this part of the couloir.
We will go up this couloir,” he said; “it will be the best, and it will give the young herr his first lesson in climbing snow.The Crystal Hunters|George Manville Fenn
My hat blew off here, and rolled on its stiffened brim at a tremendous pace down a couloir of ice.
We saw clearly that it was only the early hour, before the sun was yet upon the couloir, which protected us from danger.True Tales of Mountain Adventures|Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond