Variant of ski
noun pl. skis
- a long, thin, wood, metal, or usually fiberglass, runner that is fastened to a kind of boot (), used in pairs to glide over snow
- water ski
Origin: Norw < ON skith, snowshoe, strip of wood, akin to OE scid, OHG scit, thin piece of wood, shingle < IE base *skei- > sheath
- to travel on skis by gliding over the snow
- to engage in the sport of gliding down snow-covered inclines on skis
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