from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who travels on a sled.
  • noun A horse that draws a sled or sleigh.

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  • noun A person who rides a sled.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who rides a sled


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  • I give them to a friend of mine who is a dog sledder and he freezes them to use as dog food on the trail.

    Here in Newton the redhorse are running hard. Do any of you net suckers and if so what do you do with them.

  • It may be very tough out there but when you couple that heavy snowfall with wind gusts that may top 30, 40 miles per hour, you might have whiteout conditions which is not really a big deal if you're a skier or a sledder like these families but you're trying to drive in maybe a tough time.

    CNN Transcript Jan 2, 2010

  • Upon reaching the South Pole in second place behind Admundsen, the crafty dog sledder explorer from Norway, Scott cried out, "Oh God, this is an awful place."

    An astounding moment in Antarctica: bicycling the ice continent

  • Whether because he was luckier or a year older, Michael was the superior sledder; at her best Lydia could only make J Street before her sled or her resolve gave out.

    Excerpt: Wickett's Remedy by Myla Goldberg

  • Apparently he became a decent dog-sledder and earned the Greenlanders 'respect.

    Crusader Gold

  • Apparently he became a decent dog-sledder and earned the Greenlanders 'respect.

    Crusader Gold

  • Almost 50 years after Balto's historic run, a passionate dog sledder named Joe Redington organized the first Iditarod in 1973, reportedly paying the prize money by taking out a mortgage on his home.

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2006

  • Peggy, indeed, my sorrel pony, being lighter of weight, was not crusted much over the shoulders; but Smiler (our youngest sledder) had been well in over his withers, and none would have deemed him a piebald, save of red mire and black mire.

    Lorna Doone

  • That's what makes them an Olympian and me a sledder.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2002

  • The stretch of the C-Pat Trail next to the ridge was fairly wide and straight, inviting a sledder to travel at speed.

    Sagittarius Whorl


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