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sleigh

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noun \ˈslā\

Definition of sleigh

  1. :  an open usually horse-drawn vehicle with runners for use on snow or ice

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Origin and Etymology of sleigh

Dutch slee, alteration of slede; akin to Middle Dutch sledde sled

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sleigh

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Definition of sleigh

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to drive or travel in a sleigh

First Known Use of sleigh

circa 1729

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SLEIGH Defined for English Language Learners

sleigh

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noun

Definition of sleigh for English Language Learners

  • : a large, open vehicle that is usually pulled by a horse over snow or ice


SLEIGH Defined for Kids

sleigh

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noun \ˈslā\

Definition of sleigh for Students

  1. :  an open usually horse-drawn vehicle with runners for use on snow or ice



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