from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light vehicle mounted on runners and having one or more seats, usually drawn by a horse over snow or ice.
  • intransitive v. To ride in or drive a sleigh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Sly
  • n. A vehicle, generally pulled by an animal, which moves over snow or ice on runners, used for transporting persons or goods. (contrast "sled", which is smaller)
  • v. To ride or drive a sleigh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sly.
  • n. A vehicle moved on runners, and used for transporting persons or goods on snow or ice; -- in England commonly called a sledge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To drive or take the air in a sleigh.
  • A Middle English form of sly.
  • n. A vehicle, mounted on runners, for transporting persons on the snow or ice; a sled.
  • n. A form of drag-carriage for the transport of artillery in countries where much snow falls; also, the carriage on which heavy guns are moved when in store, by means of rollers placed underneath the carriage and worked by handspikes.
  • n. The slender fore part of the lower jaw of a whale, containing the teeth: same as coach, 5. See pan, 12.

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

  • v. ride (on) a sled
  • n. a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Dutch slee, variant of slede, from Middle Dutch slēde.

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From Dutch slee.


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