Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sleigh constructed upon the same principle as a bob-sled.

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Examples

  • Regardless of bushes and brush heaps, they tear their way through; but as they emerge, the hind bob-sleigh catches a root, and, with a crash, the sleigh is hurled high into the air.

    The Ontario High School Reader

  • The front seat was the honor place in bob-sleigh, coach or hack,

    Just Folks

  • Railways had supplanted ox-cart and bob-sleigh as the freighters of the plains; the farmer read his daily paper on the porch after supper, while his sons and daughters drove to town in "top" buggies, tailor-made suits, and patent-leather shoes.

    The Homesteaders A Novel of the Canadian West

  • Peter had hardly shaken hands and tucked the four boys snugly into his big bob-sleigh, before the names slipped off his tongue

    The Shagganappi

  • Bobby liked the winter, because he could coast on the Little Hill and take rides in the big bob-sleigh.

    Prince and Rover of Cloverfield Farm

  • Before long, father was at the door with the big bob-sleigh drawn by

    Prince and Rover of Cloverfield Farm

  • The improvised bob-sleigh worked admirably, and if it happened to catch, there was always the banister to clutch at.

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl

  • I'd like to go tearing down a hill on a bob-sleigh.

    A harum-scarum schoolgirl

  • A babel of tongues arose from the sweeping, creaking bob-sleigh, and rose into the silent air like a mighty peal of laughter.

    Prairie Folks

  • Regardless of bushes and brush heaps, they tear their way through; but, as they emerge, the hind bob-sleigh catches a root, and, with a crash, the sleigh is hurled high in the air.

    Black Rock: a Tale of the Selkirks

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