Sledging
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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sledging — sledÊ’ n. vehicle mounted on runners and used for traveling over snow and ice, sled, sleigh (British); sledgehammer, large heavy hammer wielded with both hands v. use a sledgehammer; hit with a sledgehammer; travel in a sledge; transport in a… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • sledging — UK [ˈsledʒɪŋ] / US noun 1) in cricket, remarks or behaviour that is intended to make an opponent feel less confident 2) [uncountable] Australian informal unkind jokes about someone, or unpleasant things that are said to someone …   English dictionary

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