from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shoe or light boot with a metal runner or blade fitted to the sole, used for skating on ice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A shoe with a metal runner (called a blade) attached to permit the wearer to glide on ice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a light boot, fitted with a blade, used for skating on ice

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb move along on ice skates
  • noun skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole


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