Definition of Sleigh

1. Noun. A vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow.

Exact synonyms: Sled, Sledge
Specialized synonyms: Bob, Bobsled, Bobsleigh, Bobsled, Bobsleigh, Dog Sled, Dog Sleigh, Dogsled, Luge, Pung, Toboggan
Terms within: Runner
Generic synonyms: Vehicle
Derivative terms: Sled, Sledge, Sledge



2. Verb. Ride (on) a sled.
Exact synonyms: Sled
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Specialized synonyms: Dogsled, Mush, Bob, Bobsled, Luge, Toboggan
Generic synonyms: Ride
Derivative terms: Sled, Sledder, Sledding

Definition of Sleigh

1. a. Sly.

2. n. A vehicle moved on runners, and used for transporting persons or goods on snow or ice; -- in England commonly called a sledge.

Definition of Sleigh

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Sly ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A vehicle moved on runners, and used for transporting persons or goods on snow or ice. ¹

3. Verb. To ride or drive a sleigh. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleigh

1. to ride in a sled [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleigh

sleevelike
sleevemaker
sleevemakers
sleevemaking
sleevenotes
sleever
sleevers
sleeves
sleeves from one's vest
sleeving
sleevings
sleezier
sleeziest
sleezy
sleided
sleigh (current term)
sleigh bed
sleigh bell
sleighbell
sleighbells
sleighed
sleigher
sleighers
sleighest
sleighful
sleighfuls
sleighing
sleighlike
sleighs
sleight

Literary usage of Sleigh

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1. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1860)
"Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. my sleigh about the center, as near as I could ... When I first saw the sleigh coming I was about the center of the street, ..."

2. Eight Years in Canada: Embracing a Review of the Administrations of Lords by Richardson (John) (1847)
"As for the sleigh, it was still on its side emptied of half its contents, which were strewn about on the road, and in no condition to rise without ..."

3. Henry Irving's Impressions of America: Narrated in a Series of Sketches by Joseph Hatton (1884)
"Snow and sleigh-bells—" Brooks of Sheffield "—In the Boston Suburbs—Smokeless Coal—At the Somerset Club—Miss Ellen Terry and the Papyrus—A Ladies' Night—" ..."

4. Russia as Seen and Described by Famous Writers by Esther Singleton (1904)
"Three horses abreast, their coats white with pendent icicles and hoar-frost, were harnessed to the sleigh; the centre animal was in the shafts and had his ..."

5. Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada by Jameson (Anna) (1839)
"Merrily dash we o'er valley and hill, All but the sleigh-bell is sleeping and still; O bless the dear sleigh-bell! there's nought can compare To its loud ..."

6. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"Cox. See "The Reliquary," vol. riii. Lond. 1872. 8°- Extracts from the Parish Registers of Youlgreave and Wormhill in the County of Derby, by John sleigh. ..."

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