wedeln


we·deln

noun \ˈvā-dəln\

Definition of WEDELN

:  a style of skiing in which a skier rhythmically swings the rear of the skis from side to side while following the fall line

Origin of WEDELN

German, from wedeln, literally, to fan, wag the tail, from Wedel fan, tail, from Old High German wadal; akin to Old Norse vēli bird's tail
First Known Use: circa 1957

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