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sledding

SLED'DING, ppr. Conveying on a sled.

SLED'DING, n. The act of transporting on a sled.

2. The means of conveying on sleds; snow sufficient for the running of sleds. Thus we say in America, when there is snow sufficient to run a sled, it is good sledding during the winter.



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SLED'DING, ppr. Conveying on a sled.

SLED'DING, n. The act of transporting on a sled.

2. The means of conveying on sleds; snow sufficient for the running of sleds. Thus we say in America, when there is snow sufficient to run a sled, it is good sledding during the winter.

SLED'DING, n.

  1. The act of transporting on a sled.
  2. The means of conveying on sleds; snow sufficient for the running of sleds. Thus we say in America, when there is snow sufficient to run a sled, it is good sledding; the sledding is good. Sometimes in New England, there is little or no good sledding during the winter.

SLED'DING, ppr.

Conveying on a sled.


Sled"ding
  1. The act of transporting or riding on a sled.
  2. The state of the snow which admits of the running of sleds; as, the sledding is good.
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Sledding

SLED'DING, participle present tense Conveying on a sled.

SLED'DING, noun The act of transporting on a sled.

2. The means of conveying on sleds; snow sufficient for the running of sleds. Thus we say in America, when there is snow sufficient to run a sled, it is good sledding during the winter.

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