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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.


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


an insult aimed at another player during a game of cricket
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Generally, sledging is about getting you to play the man and not the ball, to get your focus off the ball," he added.
Stating that the sledging could backfire on Australians by reawakening 'sleeping lions' like James Anderson, Pascoe also said that it might react the same way with Kevin Pietersen, adding that the hosts need to be very careful as to how they go about carrying it out.
She said Mr Tremelling had admitted not carrying out proper risk assessments or obtaining permission from the headteacher or parents before the sledging incident.
The penalty for sledging is so high now that players avoid being caught by all means.
I should say at this point that the sledging expedition was the fourth of the season).
Mark Carter, Performance Director for the British Bobsleigh Association, told the Echo there was nothing wrong in resorting to the traditional tea-tray for a taste of sledging.
Now researchers have said the simple pleasure of sledging was much more dangerous than children or parents thought.
au reports that Chappell, Australia's national talent manager, said that the entire sledging issue is overrated and had little bearing on Australia's crushing 381-run win at the Gabba at the weekend.
Whether you're a keen skier or snowboarder, love sledging, or just want to keep cosy, there's clothing and equipment for all winter sports at Decathlon.
He was dismissed from Cefn Hengoed Community School, Swansea, after the sledging lesson in February 2009 for failing to follow the school's health and safety policy.
A DESIGN and technology teacher was sacked after taking two teenage pupils sledging within school grounds after a snowfall.
A SLEDGING session ended in embarrassment for a mountain rescuer when he had to be saved by his own colleagues after an accident.