- a small vehicle consisting of a platform mounted on runners for use in traveling over snow or ice.
- a sledge.
- to coast, ride, or be carried on a sled.
- to convey by sled.
Origin of sled
Examples from the Web for sledded
Historical Examples of sledded
Not for nothing was he a butcher's son, wielding the sledded poleaxe and spitting in his palms.Ulysses
For 'the sledded Polacks' Molke reads 'his leaded pole-axe.'Ephemera Critica
John Churton Collins
Fuel had been sledded up, and after attending to the details of water and fire, the boys hurried home.Wells Brothers
A bushel o' thet corn, sledded over ter ther nighest store fotches in mebby forty cents.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry
Charles Neville Buck
There was no time to ask more about the "sledded Polacks," for at that moment the train stopped with a jerk and we got off.I Walked in Arden
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.