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Christie

[kris-tee] /ˈkrɪs ti/
noun, (sometimes lowercase) Skiing.
1.
any of several skiing turns executed in order to change direction on a downhill run or for decreasing speed or stopping, especially a turn in which the body is swung around with the skis kept parallel.
Also, Christy.
Also called Christiania.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; by shortening; see -ie

Christie

[kris-tee] /ˈkrɪs ti/
noun
1.
Agatha, 1891–1976, English novelist of detective fiction.
2.
a male given name, form of Christopher.
3.
a female given name, form of Christine.
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Christie

/ˈkrɪstɪ/
noun
1.
Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890–1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
2.
John (Reginald Halliday). 1898–1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
3.
Linford (ˈlɪnfəd). born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
4.
William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants

Christy

/ˈkrɪstɪ/
noun (sometimes not capital) (pl) -ties
1.
(skiing) a turn in which the body is swung sharply round with the skis parallel, originating in Norway and used for stopping, slowing down, or changing direction quickly
Word Origin
C20: shortened from Christiania
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Related Abbreviations for Christie

christie

christiania (skiing)
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