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skijoring

[skee-jawr-ing, -johr-, skee-jawr-, -johr-]
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noun
  1. a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, generally by a horse.
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Origin of skijoring

1905–10, Americanism; < Norwegian skikjøring, equivalent to ski ski + kyøring driving
Related formsski·jor·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for skijoring

Historical Examples

  • Skijoring, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and skating may also be enjoyed.

    Rocky Mountain [Colorado] National Park

    United States Dept. of the Interior


British Dictionary definitions for skijoring

skijoring

noun
  1. a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, usually by a horse
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Derived Formsskijorer, noun

Word Origin

Norwegian skikjöring, literally: ski-driving
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