sleigh [ sley ]
1. a light vehicle on runners, usually open and generally horse-drawn, used especially for transporting persons over snow or ice.
2. a sled.
verb (used without object)
3. to travel or ride in a sleigh.
OTHER WORDS FROM SLEIGH
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH SLEIGH
WORDS RELATED TO SLEIGH
toboggan, bobsled, sledge, dogsled, luge
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Origin: 1690–1700, Americanism; < Dutch slee, variant of sledesled; cf. slide
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SLEIGH
In “Sleigh Ride,” the narrator is painting a scene so perfect that it could be featured on an iconic Currier and Ives print.
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Yes, the future lawmaker built up a full-service Santa business with a sleigh pulled by real reindeer.
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After wandering at haphazard some little way I met a peasant in a sleigh.
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There was only one sleigh in sight, drawn up in front of the store.
MADELON|MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
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