old sledge
noun Date: 1830 seven-up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • old sledge — Sledge Sledge (sl[e^]j), n. [Perhaps from sleds, pl. of sled, confused with sledge a hammer. See {Sled}, n.] 1. A strong vehicle with low runners or low wheels; or one without wheels or runners, made of plank slightly turned up at one end, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old sledge — Old Old, a. [Compar. {Older}; superl. {Oldest}.] [OE. old, ald, AS. ald, eald; akin to D. oud, OS. ald, OFries. ald, old, G. alt, Goth. alpeis, and also to Goth. alan to grow up, Icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, L. alere to nourish. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old sledge — ☆ old sledge n. SEVEN UP * * * …   Universalium

  • old sledge — ☆ old sledge n. SEVEN UP …   English World dictionary

  • old sledge — Seven up Sev en up , n. The game of cards called also {all fours}, and {old sledge}. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old sledge — High High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old sledge — noun a form of all fours in which a total of seven points is game • Syn: ↑seven up • Hypernyms: ↑all fours, ↑high low jack * * * noun : seven up * * * old sledge, the card game seven …   Useful english dictionary

  • old sledge. — See all fours (def. 2). [1820 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • old sledge. — See all fours (def. 2). [1820 30, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sledge — (sl[e^]j), n. [Perhaps from sleds, pl. of sled, confused with sledge a hammer. See {Sled}, n.] 1. A strong vehicle with low runners or low wheels; or one without wheels or runners, made of plank slightly turned up at one end, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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