Fitzstephen tells how, when the great marsh that washed the walls of the city on the north (Moorfields) was frozen over; the young men went out to slide and skate and sport on the ice.
In winter-time it is considered a feat to skate hither from Rotterdam and elsewhere to buy such a pipe and return with it in one's mouth without its being broken.
Long; and a skate made out of the leg bone of a horse.
The trawl fisheries of the coast yield sole, plaice, turbot, brill, skate, &c., of which a large part is brought alive to the market.
These include ski-running (skidlopning), skating and skate-sailing, tobogganing and sledging.
Fish abound; among the common kinds are the bunga (a sort of herring), skate, grey mullet and tarpon.
Skate, hut, shed), e.g.