wedeln

[ veyd-ln ]
/ ˈveɪd ln /

noun

a skiing technique first developed in Austria in the 1950s that consists of high-speed turns made in succession with both skis parallel while not noticeably setting the ski edges on a slope.

Origin of wedeln

1955–60; < German: literally, wagging (the tail)
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British Dictionary definitions for wedeln

wedeln
/ (ˈveɪdəln) /

noun

a succession of high-speed turns performed in skiing

Word Origin for wedeln

from German, literally: to wag
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