Sledding
Sledding Sled"ding, n. 1. The act of transporting or riding on a sled. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of the snow which admits of the running of sleds; as, the sledding is good. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sledding — is a common activity in wintry areas, similar to sliding, but in a prone or seated position requiring a device or vehicle generically known as a sled . More formally it is one of three olympic sports mdash; the Luge, Skeleton, or bobsledding, all …   Wikipedia

  • sledding — ☆ sledding [sled′iŋ ] n. 1. a riding or carrying on a sled 2. the condition of the ground with reference to the use of sleds: often used figuratively [the work was hard sledding] …   English World dictionary

  • sledding — See: HARD SLEDDING or ROUGH SLEDDING or TOUGH SLEDDING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sledding — See: HARD SLEDDING or ROUGH SLEDDING or TOUGH SLEDDING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sledding — /sled ing/, n. 1. the state of the ground permitting use of a sled: The mountain roads offer good sledding. 2. the going, or kind of travel, for sleds, as determined by ground and weather conditions. 3. a going, progress, or advance in any field …   Universalium

  • sledding — See: hard sledding or rough sledding or tough sledding …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sledding — n. (colloq.) (AE) progress rough, tough sledding * * * [ sledɪŋ] tough sledding (colloq.) (AE) [ progress ] rough …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Sledding — Sled Sled, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sledded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sledding}.] To convey or transport on a sled; as, to sled wood or timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sledding — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the use of a sled b. the conditions under which one may use a sled 2. going 4 < tough sledding > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sledding — sled•ding [[t]ˈslɛd ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the state of the ground permitting use of a sled 2) the act of conveying or riding on a sled 3) progress or advance in any field: The job won t be easy sledding[/ex] • Etymology: 1675–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

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