Sledge \Sledge\ (sl[e^]j), v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Sledged} (sl[e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sledging}.] To travel or convey in a sledge or sledges. --Howitt. [1913 Webster]

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