Absail - definition of Absail by The Free Dictionary
abseiling (redirected from Absail)
ab·seil (äp′zīl′, -sīl′, ăb′-)
intr.v. ab·seiled, ab·seil·ing, ab·seils
, down, off
; see ablaut
(from Middle High German seil
, from Old High German; akin to Dutch zeel
and Old English sāl
Brit the practice of descending a steep slope by a rope secured from above and coiled around one's body
abseiling [ˈæbsaɪlɪŋ] N
) → rappel m
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down to save him.
The club will attempt to boost their meagre finances with a sponsored absail
off the Tyne Bridge that weekend involving coach Paul Fletcher.
The team also plans to absail
down a skyscraper in Hong Kong in the coming weeks.
But there were several moments when The Fulton family must have wondered if it was worth it.Young son Luke was terrified when it was his turn to absail
down a cliff face.
The game has been stopped after protesters absailed
from the roof.
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