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sled

[ sled ]
/ slɛd /
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noun

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.

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RELATED WORDS

bobsled, luge, toboggan, sledge, dogsled

Nearby words

sleaze, sleaze factor, sleazebag, sleazeball, sleazy, sled, sled cultivator, sled dog, sledder, sledding, 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
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