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ski pole

noun
1.
a slender pole or stick, usually with a metal point at one end, a loop for the hand at the other, and a disk near the lower end to prevent its sinking into snow, used in skiing to gain momentum, maintain balance, execute certain jumps, etc.
Origin of ski pole
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Anton Martek, sitting on a chair beside the stable's open door, fashioning a ski pole, did not look up from his work.

    Rescue Dog of the High Pass James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • Alec was down in the ice chasm, ski pole reversed in his hand.

    The Thirst Quenchers Rick Raphael
  • Satisfied that it was properly set, he removed the radiation cap lock and slipped his ski pole through the ring on the cap.

    The Thirst Quenchers Rick Raphael
  • They could have been made only by a ski pole, but a ski pole was the only tool Jean had.

    Rescue Dog of the High Pass James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • Franz picked up and inspected the ski pole Anton was fashioning, and he tried to fix each detail exactly in his mind.

    Rescue Dog of the High Pass James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • "I'm dead on," Troy said, indicating with a ski pole an imaginary line straight ahead.

    The Thirst Quenchers Rick Raphael
  • Standing as far from the gauge as possible, he dangled a leaden cap from the end of his ski pole over the projecting tube.

    The Thirst Quenchers Rick Raphael

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