skate


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Words related to skate

sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs

large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head

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Nikolay Shtcherbatsky, Kitty's cousin, in a short jacket and tight trousers, was sitting on a garden seat with his skates on.
I haven't got my skates," Levin answered, marveling at this boldness and ease in her presence, and not for one second losing sight of her, though he did not look at her.
Linon, said something to her, and went towards the pavilion where the ladies took off their skates.
At that moment one of the young men, the best of the skaters of the day, came out of the coffee-house in his skates, with a cigarette in his mouth.
He took off his skates, and overtook the mother and daughter at the entrance of the gardens.
T'other 'un next," he said, setting to work on the remaining skate.
When she had dressed herself with much shuddering and chattering, they allayed their internal discomfort by a slender meal of biscuits, got their skates, and went out across the rimy meadows, past patient cows breathing clouds of steam, to Wickens's pond.
This comes of a common man putting himself above his station by getting into gentlemen's skates," he said.
He stood on the shore, listening to the grinding, swaying sound of the skates, and watching the growing complexity of the curves they were engraving on the ice.
Winkle, with his face and hands blue with the cold, had been forcing gimlet into the soles of his boots, and putting his skates on, with the points behind, and getting the straps into a very complicated and entangled state, with the assistance of Mr.
Winkle was far too wise to do anything of the kind, in skates.
Weller, and said in a stern voice, 'Take his skates off.
You've all got to put on masquerade things and very likely skates as well, though the prince says they don't go with it; but we don't care about that.
The servants reported that his bed had been slept in and his skates and his fancy costume were gone, as if he had risen early for the purpose he had himself avowed.
There was plenty of time to try the new skates before dinner, and then Rose took her first lesson on the little bay, which seemed to have frozen over for that express purpose.