Sled Definition

slĕd
sledded, sledding, sleds
noun
sleds
Any of several types of vehicle mounted on runners for use on snow, ice, etc.: small sleds are used in the sport of coasting, large ones (also called sledges), for carrying loads.
Webster's New World
A light vehicle, often with runners, used especially by children for coasting over snow or ice.
American Heritage
A snowmobile.
American Heritage
A movable, slotted surface that slides over the blade of a table saw, used to ensure accurate cuts.
American Heritage
verb
sleds
To carry on a sled.
Webster's New World
To ride or coast on a sled.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Sled

Noun

Singular:
sled
Plural:
sleds

Origin of Sled

  • From Middle English sledde, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German sledde (cf. Dutch slee, slede, Low German Sleden), from Proto-Germanic *slidô (cf. East Frisian sliede, German Schlitten, Norwegian slede). Related to slide.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English sledde from Middle Dutch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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