abseil

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verb ab·seil \ˈab-ˌsāl, -ˌsī(-ə)l\

Definition of abseil

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  rappel

abseil

noun

Origin and Etymology of abseil

German abseilen, from ab down, off + Seil rope


First Known Use: 1941

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