Definitions for: Sledge

[n] a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
[n] a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
[v] beat with a sledgehammer
[v] travel with a sledge; "the antarctic expedition sledged along the coastline"
[v] transport in a sleigh
[v] ride in a sleigh

Webster (1913) Definition: Sledge, n. [Perhaps from sleds, pl. of sled, confused
with sledge a hammer. See Sled, 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. [Eng.] --Sir W. Scott.

3. A sleigh. [Eng.]

4. A game at cards; -- called also old sledge, and {all

Sledge, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. Sledged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Sledging.]
To travel or convey in a sledge or sledges. --Howitt.

Sledge, n. [AS. slecge,from sle['a]n to strike, beat.
See Slay, v. t.]
A large, heavy hammer, usually wielded with both hands; --
called also sledge hammer.

With his heavy sledge he can it beat. --Spenser.

Synonyms: maul, sled, sledgehammer, sledgehammer, sleigh

See Also: bob, bobsled, bobsleigh, dog sled, dog sleigh, dogsled, hammer, hammer, journey, luge, pung, ride, runner, toboggan, transport, travel, vehicle

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