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schuss

[shoo s, shoos] /ʃʊs, ʃus/
noun
1.
a straight downhill run at high speed.
verb (used without object)
2.
to execute a schuss.
verb (used with object)
3.
to schuss over:
to schuss the slopes around Aspen.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < German; cognate with shot1
Related forms
schusser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for schuss

schuss

/ʃʊs/
noun
1.
a straight high-speed downhill run
verb
2.
(intransitive) to perform a schuss
Word Origin
German: shot1
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