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slednoun [C]

 us   /sled/
a ​vehicle used for ​carryingpeople or ​goods over ​snow and ​ice, having ​narrowstrips of ​wood or ​metal on the ​bottominstead of ​wheels: The ​children are ​playing in the ​snow with ​their sleds.

sledverb [I]

 us   /sled/ (-dd-)
to ​ride on a sled over ​snow or ​ice, esp. in ​play
(Definition of sled from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sled" in British English

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slednoun [C]

uk   us   /sled/ US (UK sledge)
an ​object used for ​travelling over ​snow and ​ice with ​long, ​narrowstrips of ​wood or ​metal under it ​instead of ​wheels. It can be either a ​lowframe, or a ​vehicle like a carriagepulled by ​horses or ​dogs.

sledverb [I or T]

US (UK sledge)
to ​ride or ​travel on ​snow using a sled
(Definition of sled from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sled”
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in Chinese (Traditional) 雪橇…
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