from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sport or practice of sliding on toboggans.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of toboggan.
  • noun the use of toboggans, historically for transport, but now usually for pleasure or for organised sport.

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  • noun riding on a long light sled with low handrails


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    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child 1915

  • This is what I like to call tobogganing, Hawaiian style!

    Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton 2004

  • This is what I like to call tobogganing, Hawaiian style!

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  • Innsbruck is also popular with snowboarders and offers many non ski activities such as tobogganing and bobsleigh rides. 2009

  • During the uproarious applause that followed my neighbor again remarked to me that though the old man did not appear to be as much exhausted as he had anticipated, still he feared the worst from this great strain of his appearing before such a public and under such exciting circumstances, and then becoming confidential he whispered to me that the agents for the Paul von Janko keyboard had approached the venerable pianist, but after inspecting the invention the latter had replied wearily that he was too old to begin "tobogganing" now.

    Old Fogy His Musical Opinions and Grotesques James Huneker 1890

  • "tobogganing" down a tall sand dune on a thin sled caused a little anxiety.

    unknown title 2009

  • And I remember us tobogganing in Palos Hills - not at the park though.

    the wine kept us warm Jerry Ratch 2011

  • Next time you take your kids skating or tobogganing, bring your camera along.

    Shannon Echlin: How to Take Holiday Family Photos Like the Pros Shannon Echlin 2011

  • With five children under the age of nine, including triplets, he admits weekends can get a little busy, but when he gets the chance, he likes to unwind with the St. Moritz tobogganing club.

    Harry Dalmeny Trades the Gavel for a Toboggan William Lyons 2011

  • Leah was at a playdate, and I bribed Rachel with the promise of tobogganing in order to get her to come with me to run errands.

    Archive 2010-01-01 alison 2010


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