Word of the day–Schuss

schuss \shoos\,

verb:

  • (without object) To execute a schuss.
  • (with object) to schuss over

noun:

  • a straight downhill run at high speed.

Origin:

Comes from the German word “Schuss” and the Old High German word “Scuz” meaning “shot”.  It entered English in the 1930’s.

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