Sledge

Definition of Sledge

Pronunciation: slĕj
n.1.A strong vehicle with low runners or low wheels; or one without wheels or runners, made of plank slightly turned up at one end, used for transporting loads upon the snow, ice, or bare ground; a sled.
2.A hurdle on which, formerly, traitors were drawn to the place of execution.
3.A sleigh.
4.A game at cards; - called also old sledge, and all fours.
v. i. & t.1.To travel or convey in a sledge or sledges.
[imp. & p. p. Sledged (slĕjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Sledging.]
n.1.A large, heavy hammer, usually wielded with both hands; - called also sledge hammer.
With his heavy sledge he can it beat.
- Spenser.

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sled, sleigh, transport
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