sled

[ sled ]
/ slɛd /

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.

Origin of sled

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

OTHER WORDS FROM sled

sled·like, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sled

sled 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