Thesaurus / glissade

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It was pitch-dark outside, and the trench had become a glissade of slimy mud.

Pushed and the Return PushGeorge Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)

There is our resting-place, herr,” he said, “with a perfect bit of snow for a glissade.

The Crystal HuntersGeorge Manville Fenn

The first part of the way down to the saddle we attempted a glissade.

Inca LandHiram Bingham

To shorten the return journey I was tempted to glissade down what appeared to be a snow-filled ravine, which was very steep.

It is called the hashiri (glissade); and we are to descend at a run!

It was in deep winter weather and Timur had to be let down the snows by glissade in a basket guided by ropes.

The glissade lasted but a moment, nevertheless it recalled to his mind a picture which was indelibly stamped in his memory.

The Slave Of The LampHenry Seton Merriman

In Switzerland he had studied the glissade, but when one carries a heavy load to balance on a precipitous slope is difficult.

Northwest!Harold Bindloss

We crept up it, and from the summit descended by a glissade to the frontal portion of the cavern.

The remaining steep slopes were also descended by glissade, and we afterwards marched cheerily over the gentler inclines.

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