skijoring
noun Etymology: modification of Norwegian skikjøring, from ski + kjøring driving Date: 1910 a winter sport in which a person wearing skis is drawn over snow or ice (as by a horse or vehicle)

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  • Skijoring — is a winter sport where a person on skis is pulled by a horse, a dog(or dogs) or a motor vehicle. Skijoring with dogs Skijoring with a dog is a sport in which a dog (or dogs), assist a cross country skier. From one to three dogs are commonly used …   Wikipedia

  • Skijöring — mit einem Rennwagen im Bregenzerwald (Januar 2006) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • skijoring — ☆ skijoring [skē′jôr΄iŋ, skē jôr′iŋ ] n. [Norw skikjøring < ski, SKI + kjøre, to ride, drive] a sport in which skiers are drawn over snow or ice by a horse, tractor, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Skijöring — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar al auto …   Wikipedia Español

  • Skijöring — Ski|jö|ring, Schijöring, Schikjöring, Skikjöring [ ʃi:jø:rɪŋ , …çø:…], das; s, s [norw. kjøring = das Fahren, zu: kjøre = fahren]: Sportart, bei der ein Skiläufer von einem Pferd od. Motorrad gezogen wird. * * * Skijöring   [ ʃiː ; norwegisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • skijoring — skijorer, n. /skee jawr ing, johr , skee jawr , johr /, n. a sport in which a skier is pulled over snow or ice, generally by a horse. [1905 10, Amer.; < Norw skikjøring, equiv. to ski SKI + kyøring driving] * * * …   Universalium

  • skijoring — ski|jor|ing [ˈski:ˌdʒo:rıŋ] n [U] a sport in which a ↑skier is pulled over snow or ice by one or more dogs >skijor v [I] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • skijoring — n. sport in which a skier is pulled across a frozen surface (snow or ice) by a horse or vehicle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skijoring — [ ski:dʒɔ:rɪŋ, dʒɔ: ] noun the sport or recreation of being pulled over snow or ice on skis by a horse or dog. Origin 1920s: from Norw. skikjøring, from ski ski + kjøre drive …   English new terms dictionary

  • skijoring — ski·jor·ing …   English syllables

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