Definition of Kick turn
1. Noun. A standing turn made in skiing; one ski is raised to the vertical and pivoted backward to become parallel with the other ski but headed in the opposite direction and then the other ski is aligned with the first.
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Literary usage of Kick turn
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1. Spalding's Winter Sports by James A. Cruikshank (1917)
"kick turn—First position. kick turn—Second position. kick turn—Third position. hickory. Some of the ski is of Northern Europe are made of elm, ..."
2. The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism by Robert Southey (1820)
"... You shall not in paradise wait, Old John never dreamt that he jeer'd ; r*o kick turn'd himself round, ..."
3. A Selection from the Writings, Prose, and Poetical, of the Late Henry W by Henry Whitelock Torrens, James Hume (1854)
"... Heaven-knows-how style of racing,— bolt, kick, turn, stop, and hug-the-rails. This time, the second heat—the brutes won't face the race-stand, but see! ..."
4. A New Way of Marking the Sounds of English Words Without Change of Spelling by Thomas Jarrett (1858)
"... drop ab rab trick sick lock clock rock frock crock melt pelt crab belt drab felt ack held rack urn crack burn ick spurn kick turn rick brick asp hasp 7. ..."