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sledge

noun [C] uk   /sledʒ/ UK ( US sled) us  
an object used for travelling over snow and ice with long, narrow strips of wood or metal under it instead of wheels. It can be either a low frame, or a vehicle like a carriage pulled by horses or dogs.
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sledge

verb [I or T] uk   /sledʒ/ UK ( US sled) us  
to ride or travel on snow using a sledge
Translations of “sledge”
in Korean 썰매…
in Arabic مِزْلَقة…
in French luge, traîneau…
in Turkish kızak…
in Italian slitta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪橇…
in Russian сани, санки…
in Polish sanki, sanie…
in Spanish trineo…
in Portuguese trenó…
in German der Schlitten…
in Catalan trineu…
in Japanese (英)そり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪橇…
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