a small vehicle consisting of a platform mounted on runners for use in traveling over snow or ice.
a sledge.

verb (used without object), sled·ded, sled·ding.

to coast, ride, or be carried on a sled.

verb (used with object), sled·ded, sled·ding.

to convey by sled.

Nearby words

  1. sleaze,
  2. sleaze factor,
  3. sleazebag,
  4. sleazeball,
  5. sleazy,
  6. sled cultivator,
  7. sled dog,
  8. sledder,
  9. sledding,
  10. sledge

Origin of sled

1350–1400; Middle English sledde < Middle Dutch; akin to German Schlitten sled, sleigh1; cf. slide

Related formssled·like, adjective

Can be confusedsled sledge sleigh Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper