ski stick


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ski stick or ski pole noun
One of a pair of sticks, usu pointed with a disc near the tip, used by skiers for balance or propulsion
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Main Entry:ski

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ˈski pole 7 [ski pole] (BrE also ˈski stick) noun
a stick used to push yourself forward while ↑skiing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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