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sleigh  (sleɪ

Definitions

noun

  1. another name for sledge1 (sense 1

verb

  1. (intransitive) to travel by sleigh

Derived Forms

ˈsleigher  noun

Word Origin

C18: from Dutch slee, variant of slede sledge1

Translations for 'sleigh'

  • British English: sleigh A sleigh is a vehicle which can slide over snow. Sleighs are usually pulled by horses. NOUN
  • Brazilian Portuguese: trenó
  • Chinese: > 雪橇 通常由马拉的
  • European Spanish: trineo
  • French: traîneau
  • German: Schlitten
  • Italian: slitta
  • Japanese: >そり馬車の
  • Korean: > 썰매말이 끄는
  • Portuguese: trenó
  • Spanish: trineo

Example Sentences Including 'sleigh'

Oh, Finn told me to tell you he'd book your sleigh ride first thing tomorrow morning.
Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
`I always thought that was a horse-drawn sleigh ,' said Venetia, trying to keep it light.
Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
A few minutes later Joe was sleeping like a baby, all curled up in the cosy little nest he'd made himself in the big sleigh bed.
Sue Welfare FALLEN WOMEN (2002)

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