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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
1920-1925
1920-25
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Examples from the web for ski pole
  • The ski pole handles shall be constructed of rubber type material to help reduce cold hands.
  • Skiers had one long, large ski pole carried between the legs as a brake.
  • Check the underlying snow layer with a ski pole, ski, or probe.
British Dictionary definitions for ski pole

ski stick

noun
1.
a stick, usually with a metal point and a disc to prevent it from sinking into the snow, used by skiers to gain momentum and maintain balance
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