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Word of the Day 12/21/20 Sleigh

Sleigh (noun, verb)
sleigh [ sley ]


noun
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
sleigher, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH SLEIGH
sled, sledge

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.
THE MOST CONFUSING CHRISTMAS MUSIC LYRICS EXPLAINED (VIDEO)|KEVIN FALLON|DECEMBER 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Yes, the future lawmaker built up a full-service Santa business with a sleigh pulled by real reindeer.
KERRY BENTIVOLIO: THE CONGRESSMAN WHO BELIEVES IN SANTA CLAUS|BEN JACOBS|DECEMBER 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

After wandering at haphazard some little way I met a peasant in a sleigh.
BOOK BAG: BEGUILING IF UNLIKELY TRAVEL BOOKS|SEAN WILSEY|SEPTEMBER 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST

There was only one sleigh in sight, drawn up in front of the store.
MADELON|MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN

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