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stoss

[stohs; German shtohs] /stoʊs; German ʃtoʊs/
adjective
1.
Geology. noting or pertaining to the side, as of a hill or dale, that receives or has received the thrust of a glacier or other impulse.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < German: thrust, push

Stoss

[shtohs] /ʃtoʊs/
noun
1.
Veit
[fahyt] /faɪt/ (Show IPA),
c1440–1533, German sculptor and painter.
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British Dictionary definitions for stoss

stoss

/stɒs; German ʃtoːs/
adjective
1.
(of the side of a hill, crag, etc) facing the onward flow of a glacier or the direction in which a former glacier flowed
Word Origin
German, from stossen to thrust

Stoss

/German ʃtoːs/
noun
1.
Viet (faɪət). ?1445–1533, German Gothic sculptor and woodcarver. His masterpiece is the high altar in the Church of St Mary, Cracow (1477–89)
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