Definition of Speed skate
1. Noun. An ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing.
2. Verb. Race on skates.
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Literary usage of Speed skate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"... speed-skate, which by its nature has added considerable grace to the stroke. The principle of this stroke is a gentle falling of the body from side to ..."
2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... by the speed-skate, which by its nature has added considerable grace to the stroke. The principle of this stroke is a gentle falling of the body from ..."
3. Goudie's Perpetual Sleigh Road Supersedes the Railway by David R Goudie (1874)
"... as may be demonstrated in skating ; for example, you have no doubt noticed that a man could—if going at a very high rate of speed—skate over a piece of ..."
4. English Figure Skating: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Skating in the by Edward Frederic Benson (1908)
"With the evolution of the speed-skate and its long runner not curved, as in the skate for figures on a definite radius, we have nothing to do, and curiously ..."