ski pole


noun
  1. a slender pole or stick, usually with a metal point at one end, a loop for the hand at the other, and a disk near the lower end to prevent its sinking into snow, used in skiing to gain momentum, maintain balance, execute certain jumps, etc.

Origin of ski pole

1
First recorded in 1920–25

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How to use ski pole in a sentence

  • Alec was down in the ice chasm, ski pole reversed in his hand.

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  • They could have been made only by a ski pole, but a ski pole was the only tool Jean had.

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