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glissade

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)
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glis=sade

CIDE DICTIONARY

glissaden. [F., fr. glisser to slip.].
  •  A sliding, as down a snow slope.  Tyndall.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A dance step consisting of a glide or slide to one side.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glissade, n. & v.
--n.
1 an act of sliding down a steep slope of snow or ice, usu. on the feet with the support of an ice-axe etc.
2 a gliding step in ballet.
--v.intr. perform a glissade.

Etymology
F f. glisser slip, slide

THESAURUS

glissade

avalanche, coast, flit, float, flow, fly, glide, glissando, ice-skate, landslide, landslip, roller-skate, sail, scud, shoot, sideslip, skate, skateboard, ski, skid, skim, sled, sleigh, slick, slidder, slide, slide down, slip, slippage, slither, snowslide, snowslip, subsidence, sweep, toboggan

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