speed skating

speed skating
speed′ skat`ing or speed′skat`ing
n.
spog competitive racing on ice skates, usu. done on an oval course and against other skaters or the clock
Etymology: 1880–85 speed′ skat`er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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