toboggan-slide love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A steep decline down which tobogganers slide.

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Examples

  • The grounds of the exhibition were also an attraction to thousands, the toboggan-slide and the switch railway being extremely popular as long as light lasted.

    America Comes to London: Buffalo Bill Cody and his Wild West Show

  • So here we are with a market on a several-day toboggan-slide that looks very likely to continue.

    Time To Buy Volatility, Sell Stocks

  • Things were bound to happen so, for persons of her type who have once entered upon that road descend it with ever-increasing rapidity, even as a sledge descends a toboggan-slide.

    The Gambler

  • In my turn I let myself go: it was a regular toboggan-slide.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

  • I accepted this account of what was in fact absence without leave, and he then suggested that if I had nothing else on hand I might help him in making a toboggan-slide.

    My Friends at Brook Farm

  • It is worse there than it is to the boy on the toboggan-slide, by a long lot.

    The European Situation

  • Sandy's were the arms that lifted the children gently into the enormous sack held open by Noddy and Blink, and placed them at the top of the toboggan-slide -- but they were feeling too curiously tired and sleepy to understand exactly what was happening.

    The Wonderful Bed

  • Much excited, they crowded round the open door in the side of the big rock and peered down into what seemed to be a kind of dark well with a toboggan-slide descending into it.

    The Wonderful Bed

  • He was going to make a toboggan-slide down the cleared side of the mountain; he was going to skate on the pond above the beaver dam, and learn to skee, and a crowd of other jolly things.

    This Way to Christmas

  • Until then he must keep very busy with the fire-wood and the sled and the toboggan-slide and the skating and skeeing and Christmas.

    This Way to Christmas

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