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sledge

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noun \ˈslej\

Definition of sledge



Origin of sledge

Middle English slegge, from Old English slecg; akin to Old Norse sleggja sledgehammer, Old English slēan to strike — more at slay


First Known Use: before 12th century

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sledge

verb

Definition of sledge

sledgedsledg·ing



1654

First Known Use of sledge

1654

Other Hardware Terms


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sledge

noun

Definition of sledge

  1. 1 British :  sleigh

  2. 2 :  a strong heavy sled



Origin of sledge

Dutch dialect sleedse; akin to Middle Dutch sledde sled


First Known Use: 1617

Other Vehicles Terms


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sledge

verb

Definition of sledge

sledgedsledg·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to travel with a sledge

  3. 2 British :  to ride in a sleigh

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to transport on a sledge



1708

First Known Use of sledge

1708

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SLEDGE Defined for Kids

sledge

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noun \ˈslej\

Definition of sledge

  1. :  a strong heavy sled





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