DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of ice skate
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby ice skate
Definition for ice skate (2 of 2)
[ ahys-skeyt ]
/ ˈaɪsˌskeɪt /
verb (used without object), ice-skat·ed, ice-skat·ing.
to skate on ice.
Origin of ice-skate
First recorded in 1945–50; v. use of ice skate
OTHER WORDS FROM ice-skateice skater, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ice skate
a boot having a steel blade fitted to the sole to enable the wearer to glide swiftly over ice
the steel blade on such a boot or shoe
(intr) to glide swiftly over ice on ice skates
Derived forms of ice skateice-skater, noun
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