Webb made his clay from ancient bricks that he found on walks in Brooklyn, then smashed to a powder with a sledge hammer.
Americans love winners and they love underdogs, and when we took a sledge hammer to kill ants, people turned against us.
It was the hometrail, provisions were in plenty, the sledge was light and our hearts lighter.
The squirrel did as he was asked, and the sledge moved slowly along.
For a second sledge Hume's great frame filled the doorway as he paused, looking in sharply, drawing at his gauntlets.
The Man then got into his sledge and went back to his place in the Moon.
Alyoshka suddenly jumped out of the sledge and, loudly weeping, ran to his grandfather.
He saw his father's sledge overturned, with his mother and sisters.
A few seconds more, and his sledge and thirteen dogs would never have seen the light of day again.
Pavel knocked him over the side of the sledge and threw the girl after him.
"heavy hammer," Old English slecg "hammer, mallet," from Proto-Germanic *slagjo- (cf. Old Norse sleggja, Middle Swedish sleggia "sledgehammer"), related to slege "beating, blow, stroke" and slean "to strike" (see slay (v.)). Sledgehammer is pleonastic.
"sleigh," 1610s, from dialectal Dutch sleedse, variant of slede (see sled (n.)); said by OED to be perhaps of Frisian origin.