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British Dictionary definitions for veit stoss


  1. (of the side of a hill, crag, etc) facing the onward flow of a glacier or the direction in which a former glacier flowed

Word Origin for stoss

German, from stossen to thrust


  1. Viet (faɪət). ?1445–1533, German Gothic sculptor and woodcarver. His masterpiece is the high altar in the Church of St Mary, Cracow (1477–89)
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