A posture assumed in skiing in which the skier leans forward from the ankles, usually without lifting the heels.
Origin of vorlage
German vorforward, before (from Middle High German) (from Old High German foraper1 in Indo-European roots) Lagestance (from Middle High German lāge) (from Old High German lāgaact of layinglegh- in Indo-European roots)
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Vorlage Sentence Examples
In a speed at Konigsberg in November 1894, he summoned the nobles ci Prussia to support him in the struggle for religion, for morality for order, against the parties of Umsturz, or Revolution, and shortly afterwards an amendment of the Criminal Code, commonly called the Umsturz- Vorlage, was introduced, Vmsturz.
All the discontent and suspicion caused by this policy broke out with greater intensity when a fresh ~ attempt was made in 1900 to carry those clauses of the old Umsturz- Vorlage which dealt with offences against public morality.
The measure continued, however, to be discussed, and in 1900 the government proposed to incorporate with this bill (which was known as the Lex Heinze) the articles from the Umsturz- Vorlage subjecting art and ifterature to the control of the criminal law and police.