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

  • n. A lightweight pole with a handgrip, sometimes a wrist strap, and a sharp point encircled slightly above by a disk, used in pairs by snow skiers.

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  • n. A slender stick used by skiers in both hands to improve speed and balance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pole with metal points used as an aid in skiing


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