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ice-skate

[ahys-skeyt] /ˈaɪsˌskeɪt/
verb (used without object), ice-skated, ice-skating.
1.
to skate on ice.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; v. use of ice skate
Related forms
ice skater, noun
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Word Origin and History for ice skater

ice-skate

v.

1690s, from ice (n.) + skate (n.2). The verb usually was simply skate until the advent of roller-skating mid-18c. made distinction necessary.

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