plural -s
: a preparatory movement for a parallel turn in skiing that consists of a bucking motion lifting the tails of the skis

Word History


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

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“Ruade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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