Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To move, as over ice, on skates.

Part of speech: noun

A flat bodied fish having a pointed snout.

Part of speech: noun

A contrivance for the foot, enabling one to glide rapidly over ice.

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Usage examples "skate":

  1. The keel, like the runner of a skate, runs along the center of the bottom of the boat. - "Healthful Sports for Boys", Alfred Rochefort.
  2. I am teaching Miss Blossom to skate, and she is getting on famously. - "Frank Merriwell's Chums", Burt L. Standish.
  3. We could not skate on ice any more than we could skate on glass. - "The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays", J. (John) Joly.