Origin of glissade
OTHER WORDS FROM glissadeglis·sad·er, noun
Words nearby glissade
How to use glissade in a sentence
In Switzerland he had studied the glissade, but when one carries a heavy load to balance on a precipitous slope is difficult.Northwest!|Harold Bindloss
To shorten the return journey I was tempted to glissade down what appeared to be a snow-filled ravine, which was very steep.Travels in Alaska|John Muir
The remaining steep slopes were also descended by glissade, and we afterwards marched cheerily over the gentler inclines.
By means of ropes attached to these I proposed to scour the mountain along the line of the glissade.
The glissade lasted but a moment, nevertheless it recalled to his mind a picture which was indelibly stamped in his memory.The Slave Of The Lamp|Henry Seton Merriman