skate


skate
skate
skate1 [skāt]
n.
[taken as sing. of earlier skates < Du schaats, a skate, stilt < NormFr escache < OFr eschace, stilt, crutch < Frank * skatja, stilt]
1.
a) a bladelike metal runner mounted in a frame having clamps and straps for fastening it to the sole of a shoe and used for gliding on ice
b) a shoe with such a runner permanently attached: also
2. ice skate
3. a similar frame or shoe with a pair of small wheels near the toe and another pair at the heel, for gliding on a hardwood floor, sidewalk, etc.: also roller skate
4. IN-LINE SKATE
5. the act or a period of skating
vi.
skated, skating
to move along or glide on or as on skates
skater
n.
skate2 [skāt]
n.
pl. skates or skate [ME scate < ON skata]
any ray fish (esp. order Rajiformes): often used as the name for the larger commercial species
skate3 [skāt]
n.
[< ?] [Old Slang] Slang former
1. a broken-down horse; nag
2. a person: now only in good skate, a congenial, likable person

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