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sled Line breaks: sled
chiefly North American

Definition of sled in English:

noun

another term for sledge1.
Example sentences
  • They hadn't been able to get their hands on sleds, but a sleigh ride was always fun on a snowy evening.
  • The day of the party promises mittens and hats, mufflers and ski pants, toboggans and sleds.
  • We trudged through the snow for a good half hour to make it to the hardware store where we examined all the sleds and finally settled on a long bright orange plastic toboggan.

verb (sleds, sledding, sledded)

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Ride on a sledge: they sledded down the slopes in the frozen snow

Origin

Middle English: from Middle Low German sledde; related to the verb slide.

Words that rhyme with sled

abed, ahead, bed, behead, Birkenhead, bled, bread, bred, coed, cred, crossbred, dead, dread, Ed, embed, Enzed, fed, fled, Fred, gainsaid, head, infrared, ked, lead, led, Med, misled, misread, Ned, outspread, premed, pure-bred, read, red, redd, said, samoyed, shed, shred, sked, sped, Spithead, spread, stead, ted, thread, tread, underbred, underfed, wed

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