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Definition 1: a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sledge in the sense of this definition

(sledge is a kind of ...) a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

Definition 2: a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sledge in the sense of this definition

(sledge is a kind of ...) a conveyance that transports people or objects

(... is a kind of sledge ) a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

(... is a kind of sledge ) formerly two short sleds coupled together

(... is a kind of sledge ) a sled pulled by dogs

(... is a kind of sledge ) a racing sled for one or two people

(... is a kind of sledge ) a one-horse sleigh consisting of a box on runners

(... is a kind of sledge ) a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front

(sledge is a part of ...) device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

Definition 3: beat with a sledgehammer - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for sledge in the sense of this definition

(sledge is a kind of ...) beat with or as if with a hammer

"hammer the metal flat"

Definition 4: transport in a sleigh - [verb of motion]

(sledge is a kind of ...) move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

Definition 5: ride in or travel with a sledge - [verb of motion]

Samples where sledge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the antarctic expedition sledged along the coastline
  • The children sledged all day by the lake

(sledge is a kind of ...) undertake a journey or trip

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