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bobsleigh

[bob-sley] /ˈbɒbˌsleɪ/
noun, verb (used without object), Chiefly British.
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bobsleigh

/ˈbɒbˌsleɪ/
noun
1.
a racing sledge for two or more people, with a steering mechanism enabling the driver to direct it down a steeply banked ice-covered run
2.
(esp formerly)
  1. a sleigh made of two short sledges joined one behind the other
  2. one of these two short sledges
verb
3.
(intransitive) to ride on a bobsleigh
Also called (esp US and Canadian) bobsled (ˈbɒbˌslɛd)
Word Origin
C19: bob² + sleigh
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