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intr.v. schussed, schuss·ing, schuss·es
1. To make a fast straight downhill run on skis or a snowboard.
2. Informal To ski, especially at a fast pace.
1. A fast straight downhill run in skiing or snowboarding.
2. A straight steep course for skiing or snowboarding.
[From German, shot, schuss, from Middle High German schuz, shot, from Old High German scuz; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Skiing) a straight high-speed downhill run
(Skiing) (intr) to perform a schuss
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a straight downhill ski run at high speed.v.i.
2. to execute a schuss.v.t.
3. to schuss over.
[1935–40; < German; c. shot1]
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schuss- A straight downhill ski run, it is literally German for "a shot."
See also related terms for shot.
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Past participle: schussed
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|Verb||1.||schuss - ski downhill|
ski - move along on skis; "We love to ski the Rockies"; "My children don't ski"
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