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schuss

[ shoos, shoos ]
/ ʃʊs, ʃus /
Skiing.
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noun
a straight downhill run at high speed.
verb (used without object)
to execute a schuss.
verb (used with object)
to schuss over: to schuss the slopes around Aspen.
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Origin of schuss

1935–40; <German; cognate with shot1

OTHER WORDS FROM schuss

schusser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for schuss

schuss
/ (ʃʊs) skiing /

noun
a straight high-speed downhill run
verb
(intr) to perform a schuss

Word Origin for schuss

German: shot 1
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