wedeln

wedeln

[veyd-ln]
noun
a skiing technique first developed in Austria in the 1950s that consists of high-speed turns made in succession with both skis parallel while not noticeably setting the ski edges on a slope.

Origin:
1955–60; < German: literally, wagging (the tail)

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wedeln (ˈveɪdəln)
 
n
a succession of high-speed turns performed in skiing
 
[from German, literally: to wag]

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