[ skee ]
/ ski /
noun, plural skees, skee, verb (used with or without object), skeed, skee·ing.
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[ skee ]
/ ski /
noun, plural skis or, sometimes, ski.
one of a pair of long, slender runners made of wood, plastic, or metal used in gliding over snow.
verb (used without object), skied, ski·ing.
to travel on skis, as for sport.
verb (used with object), skied, ski·ing.
to use skis on; travel on skis over: to ski the slopes of Switzerland.
Origin of ski
1745–55; < Norwegian; Old Norse skīth; cognate with Old English scīd strip of wood, German Scheit thin board
OTHER WORDS FROM skiski·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for skeed
The next day Captain Skeed's body was taken on shore to be buried.
I had scarcely done this when Captain Skeed popped his head out of his cabin door.
In a few minutes both those officers were closeted with Captain Skeed.
British Dictionary definitions for skeed
/ (skiː) /
noun plural skis or ski
- one of a pair of wood, metal, or plastic runners that are used for gliding over snow. Skis are commonly attached to shoes for sport, but may also be used as landing gear for aircraft, etc
- (as modifier)a ski boot
verb skis, skiing, skied or ski'd
(intr) to travel on skis
Derived forms of skiskiable, adjectiveskier, nounskiing, noun
Word Origin for ski
C19: from Norwegian, from Old Norse skith snowshoes; related to Old English scīd piece of split wood
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