vorlage

noun
vor·​la·​ge | \ ˈfȯr-ˌlä-gə How to pronounce vorlage (audio) \

Definition of vorlage

: the position of a skier leaning forward from the ankles usually without lifting the heels from the skis

First Known Use of vorlage

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vorlage

German, literally, forward position, from vor fore + Lage position

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“Vorlage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vorlage. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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