sledging

sledging
sledge NOUN 1) a vehicle on runners for travelling over snow or ice, either pushed, pulled, or allowed to slide downhill. 2) Brit. a toboggan.
VERB ride or carry on a sledge.
DERIVATIVES sledging noun.
ORIGIN Dutch sleedse.

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