luge

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See also: Lüge and lugé

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French luge, from Franco-Provençal, from Late Latin sclodia, from Gaulish stludio, akin to English sled and sleigh, Irish slaod 'raft, float', Old Breton stloit 'traction, sliding' (modern stlej 'sleigh'), Welsh llithr 'slide, slippage'.

Noun[edit]

luge (plural luges)

  1. A racing sled for one or two people that is ridden with the rider or riders lying on their back.
  2. The sport of racing on luges.

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luge (third-person singular simple present luges, present participle luging, simple past and past participle luged)

  1. To travel by luge
    • 2009 July 5, Jennifer Schuessler, “Inside the List”, New York Times:
      After the girlfriend luged to her death halfway down the icy slope, Ollestad had to pick his way down alone, following the trail of her blood.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Franco-Provençal, from Late Latin sclodia, from Gaulish stludio.

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luge f (plural luges)

  1. (countable) luge (sled)
  2. (uncountable) luge (sport)

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luge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of luger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of luger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of luger
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of luger
  5. second-person singular imperative of luger

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lūgē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of lūgeō

Portuguese[edit]

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luge m (plural luges)

  1. (uncountable) luge (sport)
  2. (countable) luge (sled used in the sport)