glissaded

glissade

[gli-sahd, -seyd]
noun
1.
a skillful glide over snow or ice in descending a mountain, as on skis or a toboggan.
2.
Dance. a sliding or gliding step.
verb (used without object), glissaded, glissading.
3.
to perform a glissade.

Origin:
1830–40; < French, equivalent to gliss(er) to slip, slide + -ade -ade1

glissader, noun
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glissade (ɡlɪˈsɑːd, -ˈseɪd)
 
n
1.  a gliding step in ballet, in which one foot slides forwards, sideways, or backwards
2.  a controlled slide down a snow slope
 
vb
3.  (intr) to perform a glissade
 
[C19: from French, from glisser to slip, from Old French glicier, of Frankish origin; compare Old High German glītan to glide]
 
glis'sader
 
n

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