Ski

Ski

(sk), n.;
pl. skis (skz)
. [Dan. ski; Icel. sk a billet of wood. See Skid.] A long, flat, narrow runner made of wood, plastic or metal, curved upwards in front, having a fitting allowing it to be attached to the foot, and used for gliding or sliding over snow. Commonly used in the plural, to designate the pair.
[Also spelled skee.]

[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

Ski"a*graph

(?), n.

Ski*ag"ra*phy

(), n., etc. See Sciagraph, Sciagraphy, etc.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Ski"a*scope

(?),

Sci"a*scope

(?), } n. [Gr. a shadow + -scope.] (Med.) A device for determining the refractive state of the eye by observing the movements of the retinal lights and shadows. -- Ski*as"co*py (#), Ski*as"co*py (#), n.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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