verb (used without object), sled·ded, sled·ding.
verb (used with object), sled·ded, sled·ding.
- sleaze factor,
- sled cultivator,
- sled dog,
Origin of sled
Examples from the Web for sled
Some childhood totem, like a stuffed animal . . . or a sled?
“In his waking hours, Kane had certainly forgotten the sled and the name which was painted on it,” he wrote.
They yapped and pulled at their leads with such energy that Winkelmann insisted we climb back into the sled, pronto.
After he'd leashed the huskies up to the sled, Winkelmann deftly zipped me into a tarp-like blanket.
Being the smallest person among us, I had the first seat on the sled, the one closest to the dogs.
The sled under him heeled over, and took a desperate chance on a single runner.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
I suppose you went back and got the sled the next day, didn't you?Bert Wilson in the Rockies|J. W. Duffield
This bar is slightly concave on the side next the sled and gives the nose a curved shape.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
Since Nell did not leave the sled, he did not guess even that one of the two was a woman.The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel|Marvin Dana
How about that crowbar an' steel cable then, what you had on your sled the other night?Smoke Bellew|Jack London
early 14c., "a dragged vehicle used for transport of heavy goods," from Middle Dutch sledde "sled," from Proto-Germanic *slid- (cf. Old Saxon slido, Old Norse sleði, Danish slæde, Swedish släde, Old High German slito, German Schlitten "sledge"), from the same root as Old English slidan (see slide (v.)). Not found in Old English. In reference to a sleigh used for travel or recreation, it is attested from 1580s, now mainly American English.
"transport on a sled," 1718; "ride on a sled," 1780, from sled (n.). Related: Sledded; sledding.