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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ice-skate.


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  • What a world of winter gets generated by, and surrounds, a recollection of a whole pack of bellowing boys, as their ice-skates hiss and fly along the sounding board of the lake:

    Sounding Romantic: The Sound of Sound 2008

  • Seriously, that scene had me laughing as much as the Batman and Robin part where ice-skates pop out of their boots.

    VOTD: Batman is Confused - Plot Holes of The Dark Knight | /Film 2009

  • The open days are free and everyone has the chance to examine artefacts dug up at the site which include 1,200-year-old Viking ice-skates made from bone.

    Jorvik Viking Festival 2008

  • But we also see a soldier who gets married after he comes home, and a marine whose young children brag about their father's "robot legs" and tell him how proud they are of him when he ice-skates for the first time on his prosthetic legs.

    Katie Halper: Alive Day Memories: Interview with a Soldier 2008

  • They've got World Health Organization stats on how people die all over the world - e.g. Austria has the highest per-capita rate of deaths resulting from "Falls involving ice-skates, skis, roller-skates or skateboards".

    Boing Boing: June 20, 2004 - June 26, 2004 Archives 2004

  • I even marched to Downing Street (15 miles), half of which I did in my ice-skates (with the guards on!).

    sheepdip Diary Entry sheepdip 2001

  • L.C. Hamlin, Grand Junction, Mich., a U.S. flag 5 feet by 3 feet and a pair of extension, nickel-plated ice-skates for a watch.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume XIII, No. 51: November 12, 1892 Various

  • The youth carried two pairs of ice-skates slung over his shoulder; as he entered the room he flung them clattering to the floor.

    The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings 1922

  • From Monte Carlo he moved to Villach, Austria, in 1963, where he would invent plastic ice-skates and the plastic photographic slide frame.

    BBC News - Home 2011

  • And of course the feet are attached to razor-sharp ice-skates, so we will definitely be able to fulfill the sanguius component of our new motto.

    "BANPC" via James Bow in Google Reader Mark A. Rayner 2010


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