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skate

Definitions by Oxford


[skeɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an ice skate or roller skate
(e.g: everyone was on skates)


Phrases:
- get one's skates on

Origin:
mid 17th century (originally as the plural scates): from Dutch schaats (singular but interpreted as plural), from Old French eschasse ‘stilt’


[skeɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- move on ice skates or roller skates in a gliding fashion
(e.g: the boys were skating on the ice)

- pass over or refer only fleetingly to (a subject or problem)
(e.g: she seemed to skate over the next part of her story)

- make quick and easy progress through
(e.g: he admits he had expected to skate through the system)


Phrases:
- get one's skates on

Origin:


[skeɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a typically large marine fish of the ray family with a cartilaginous skeleton and a flattened diamond-shaped body.


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English: from Old Norse skata


[skeɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an uncouth and disreputable man.


Phrases:

Origin:
late 19th century: of uncertain origin







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