Definition of Glissading

1. Verb. (present participle of glissade) ¹



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Definition of Glissading

1. glissade [v] - See also: glissade

Lexicographical Neighbors of Glissading

glipizide
glipzide
gliquidone
glires
gliricidia
glirid
glirids
glisk
glisks
gliss
glissade
glissaded
glissader
glissaders
glissades
glissading (current term)
glissandi
glissando
glissandoes
glissandos
glissette
glissettes
glissonitis
glist
glisten
glistened
glistening
glisteningly
glistens
glister

Literary usage of Glissading

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scrambles Amongst the Alps: In the Years 1860-'69 by Edward Whymper (1872)
"glissading is a very pleasant employment when it is accomplished successfully, and I have never seen a place where it can be more safely indulged in than ..."

2. Above the Snow Line: Mountaineering Sketches Between 1870 and 1880 by Clinton Thomas Dent (1885)
"... party— The mountaineers perform—How glissading ambition did o'er- leap itself—A vision on the summit—The moralist leaves us for a while—Entertainment at ..."

3. Mountaineering by Clinton Thomas Dent (1892)
"Snow slopes, too, on which patches of ice intervene, are unfit for glissading ; ice slopes, covered over by a layer of snow, may only be descended by ..."

4. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1898)
"As long as the snow lasted, glissading was the order of the day. The last and longest strip was by far the steepest. So steep was it that when seated at the ..."

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