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sled down (something)

To travel on a sled from the top of something down to the bottom of it. We always go sledding down the hill behind our school whenever we get a snow day. With his leg broken, he managed to sled down the mountain by rigging his skis and jacket into a makeshift toboggan.
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sled across (something)

To traverse some substance or area while riding a sled. It was so quiet and still as we sledded across the freshly fallen snow. They're sledding across the field to bring presents to their grandparents' house.
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sled over (something)

To traverse some substance or area while riding a sled. It was so quiet and still as we sledded over the freshly fallen snow. They're sledding over the field to bring presents to their grandparents' house.
See also: over, sled

ghetto sled

slang A car that is in poor condition, typically an old one. You won't be able to drive that old ghetto sled forever, you know.
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sled down something

to ride down something on a sled. I love to sled down the hill in the winter. This hill is too steep to sled down safely.
See also: down, sled

sled over something

to travel over something, such as snow, in a sled. We sledded rapidly over the fresh snow, scooting down the hill. We wanted to sled over the new snow, but we had to wait until Uncle Herman had taken a picture of it for his scrapbook.
See also: over, sled

ghetto sled

n. a junky car. He stood in front of some old ghetto sled, and said “Kizzle?”
See also: ghetto, sled
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Can sledders safely climb back up the hill without endangering those coming down?
During an endurance race like the Junior Iditarod, dog sledders spend days braced against strong winds and temperatures that can reach a frigid -40[degrees]C (-40[degrees]F).
Don Jordan manages the Santiam Pass area district and oversees plowing at eight sno-parks, including the Santiam Pass Snow Play and Ray Benson sno-parks, which attract sledders, skiers, snowmobilers and dog-mushers.
Like the Bruegel, the scene presents action in the fore-, middle- and background: one can even identify skaters and sledders in the far rear of the composition.
Barrett, a 34-year-old from Bishop, is trying to race bobsleds on the America's Cup circuit, a minor league for emerging sledders who aspire to the World Cup, World Championships and Olympic Winter Games.
Sledders should wear thick gloves or mittens and protective boots to protect against frostbite as well as potential injury.
He spoke of the diseases the sledders encountered in the villages they passed through along the trail, such as Norovirus and, especially, a diphtheria epidemic occurring in outlying areas--local airplanes were able to get much-needed medication to people.
Cabela's Trans-Alaska Extreme Suit earned its name from its use by dog sledders during the famous Iditarod sled race.
Then I realized that the ITPC is not like a bobsleigh race, in which the sledders and their machines race to beat the times of other teams.
Snowboarders, skiers, sledders and ice-skaters putting their lives and well-being on the line in the name of great sport.
Some sledders have been known to take the risk of riding their machines across the highway bridges, which is very dangerous, trail officials say.
I envisioned sledders in Alaska tossing Fried Mush in front of dog teams to spur them to greater, speeds, "Mush, mush
Pitching, rumbling, and slamming against curves, the bobsled barrels at mind-numbing speed, forcing the sledders to heighten their awareness of every sensation and nuance, harmonizing the sensory rush with orchestral precision.