from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. Slang To perform daring stunts or ostentatious maneuvers, as while skiing or surfing.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of hot dog.

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  • v. perform intricate maneuvers while skiing


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