ruade

noun
ru·​ade | \ rüˈäd \
plural -s

Definition of ruade

: 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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History and Etymology for 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

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“Ruade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruade. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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