Lutz

[ luhts ]
/ lʌts /

noun (sometimes lowercase) Skating.

a jump in which the skater leaps from the back outer edge of one skate to make one full rotation in the air and lands on the back outer edge of the opposite skate.

Origin of Lutz

1935–40; allegedly after Gustave Lussi (born 1898), Swiss figure skater, though the change in form is unexplained
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lutz

/ (luːts) /

noun

skating a jump in which the skater takes off from the back outside edge of one skate, makes one, two, or three turns in the air, and lands on the back outside edge of the other skate

Word Origin for lutz

C20: of uncertain origin
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