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sledding

[ sled-ing ]
/ ˈslɛd ɪŋ /
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noun

the state of the ground permitting use of a sled: The mountain roads offer good sledding.
the going, or kind of travel, for sleds, as determined by ground and weather conditions.
a going, progress, or advance in any field: The job won't be easy sledding.
the act of conveying or riding on a sled.

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Origin of sledding

An Americanism dating back to 1675–85; sled + -ing1
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Idioms and Phrases with sledding

sledding

see easy sledding; tough sledding.

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