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.

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

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Examples from the Web for sledded

  • Fuel had been sledded up, and after attending to the details of water and fire, the boys hurried home.

    Wells Brothers|Andy Adams
  • Not for nothing was he a butcher's son, wielding the sledded poleaxe and spitting in his palms.

    Ulysses|James Joyce
  • Then, the last time he slipped, he sledded past the man who led him, sliding down the slope of a glass-slick slope.

    The Time Traders|Andre Norton
  • A bushel o' thet corn, sledded over ter ther nighest store fotches in mebby forty cents.

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck


Word Origin and History for sledded
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