ruade

noun ru·ade \rüˈäd\

Definition of ruade

plural

-s

  1. :  a preparatory movement for a parallel turn in skiing that consists of a bucking motion lifting the tails of the skis

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Origin and Etymology of ruade

French, literally, action of bucking (of a horse), from Middle French, from ruer to buck, fling, throw (from Medieval Latin rutare to throw down, from Latin rutus, past participle of ruere to rush, fall) + -ade — more at rug


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