noun (esp. AmE)
plastic, wooden

He explored Greenland on a dog sled.

drag, pull
drive, ride
on a sled

I went down a hill on a sled.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sled — Sled, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sledded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sledding}.] To convey or transport on a sled; as, to sled wood or timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sled — n. snow vehicle that glides over snow on two ski like runners (especially one used by children to glide down snow covered hills); sledge v. travel by sled; transfer by sled, transport by sled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sled — /slɛd / (say sled) noun 1. a vehicle mounted on runners for conveying loads over snow, ice, rough ground, etc. 2. a sledge, especially a small one. 3. a small vehicle of this kind used in tobogganing, etc.; a toboggan. –verb (sledded, sledding)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sled — ☆ ☆ sled [sled] n. [ME sledde < MLowG or MDu, akin to Ger schlitten: for IE base see SLIDE] 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… …   English World dictionary

  • Sled — (sl[e^]d), n. [Akin to D. slede, G. schlitten, OHG. slito, Icel. sle[eth]i, Sw. sl[ a]de, Dan. sl[ae]de, and E. slide, v. See {Slide}, and cf. {Sledge} a vehicle, {Sleigh}.] 1. A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sled — sled, sledge, sleigh All three words are derived from Dutch and are used for vehicles that carry people or goods over snow. In BrE sledge is the normal word for vehicles of various sizes pulled by people or animals (toboggan, a native American… …   Modern English usage

  • sled — (Brit. sledge) ► NOUN ▪ a vehicle on runners for travelling over snow or ice, either pushed, pulled, or allowed to slide downhill. ► VERB ▪ ride or carry on a sled. DERIVATIVES sledding noun. ORIGIN Low German sledde …   English terms dictionary

  • sled — [sled] noun [C] a sledge …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • sled — [n] sleigh bobsled, dogsled, horse sleigh, luge, sledge, toboggan; concepts 187,217 …   New thesaurus

  • sled — vb., præt. af slide …   Dansk ordbog

  • sléd — a m (ẹ̑) zool. majhna, ob bokih zelo stisnjena riba z globoko razcepljeno repno plavutjo, ki živi zlasti v severnih morjih, Clupea harengus: loviti slede; sardele in sledi ú stil. a m, mn. sledóvi (ẹ̑) 1. kar ostane zlasti na podlagi in kaže,… …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

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