Long; and a skate made out of the leg bone of a horse.
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.
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.
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.