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sledge:

see sledsled,
vehicle that moves by sliding. A sledge is typically a heavier, load-carrying sled drawn by a horse or dog, while a sleigh is a partially enclosed horse-drawn vehicle with runners that has seats for passengers.
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sledgehammer, sledge

A large hammer having two faces; weighs up to 100 lb (45 kg); grasped with both hands.

sledge

1 (esp US and Canadian), sled
1. a vehicle mounted on runners, drawn by horses or dogs, for transporting people or goods, esp over snow
2. a light wooden frame used, esp by children, for sliding over snow; toboggan
3. NZ a farm vehicle mounted on runners, for use on rough or muddy ground

sledge

2
an insult aimed at another player during a game of cricket
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The centre - a collection of attractive wooden lodges where guests can stay - was built by former ace husky sledger Sven Engholm, a Swede who has lived in Norway for three decades.
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The outside-half had ducked into his arm and pressure from the crowd and renowned Australian sledger Justin Harrison persuaded French referee Joel Jutge to brandish the yellow-card.
The centre ( a collection of attractive wooden lodges where guests can stay ( was built by former ace husky sledger Sven Engholm, a Swede who has lived in Norway for three decades.
Below right, a young sledger trudges across a frozen field in the winter of 1976 (EFTRZZ141004Anostalgia).
Said Wessels: "I can only try and get it through to our top players that you don't gain respect by being a sledger.
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He's a very good sledger and I'm a nothing," said Horton with typical self-deprecation.
London, June 4 (ANI): England's pre-Ashes treatment of Australian all rounder Andrew McDonald has the backing of Australian selector and former master on-field sledger Merv Hughes.
England are banking on their chief sledger unsettling New Zealand in the crucial Commonwealth Bank series clash at the Adelaide Oval tomorrow.