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sled

noun \ ˈsled \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of sled

1 :a vehicle usually on runners for transportation especially on snow or ice; especially :a small steerable one used especially by children for coasting down snow-covered hills

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Origin and Etymology of sled

Middle English sledde, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English slīdan to slide


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sled

verb

Definition of sled

sledded; sledding
transitive verb
intransitive verb
:to ride on a sled or sleigh

sledder

noun

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First Known Use of sled

1706


SLED Defined for English Language Learners

sled

noun

Definition of sled for English Language Learners

  • : a small vehicle that has a flat bottom or long, narrow strips of metal or wood on the bottom and that is used for moving over snow or ice


sled

verb

Definition of sled for English Language Learners

  • : to ride on a sled especially down a hill


SLED Defined for Kids

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sled

noun \ ˈsled \

Definition of sled for Students

1 :a vehicle on runners for carrying loads especially over snow
2 :a small vehicle used mostly by children for sliding on snow and ice

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sled

verb

Definition of sled for Students

sledded; sledding
:to ride or carry on a sled


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