Recent Examples of glissade from the Web
Last year, a 24-year-old man was glissading down the pass and plunged over the edge of a waterfall hole.
Glissading involves sliding down a steep, snowy slope, usually while seated, and controlling the speed of the slide with the spike of an ice ax.
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Origin and Etymology of glissade
First Known Use: 1837See Words from the same year
First Known Use of glissade
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