sled

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English[edit]

A wooden sled.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sledde, from Middle Dutch sledde or Middle Low German sledde (compare Dutch slee, slede, Low German Sleden), from Proto-Germanic *slidô (compare Saterland Frisian sliede, German Schlitten, Norwegian slede). Related to slide.

Pronunciation[edit]

a dog sled

Noun[edit]

sled (plural sleds)

  1. A small, light vehicle with runners, used, mostly by young persons, for sliding on snow or ice. (A "sled" in this sense is not pulled by an animal as a "sleigh" is.)
    The child zoomed down the hill on his sled.
  2. (US) A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice. (contrast "sleigh", which is larger)
    "Mush!" he yelled at the dogs pulling the sled.
  3. (slang) A snowmobile.

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Verb[edit]

sled (third-person singular simple present sleds, present participle sledding, simple past and past participle sledded)

  1. To ride a sled.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech footprint, Proto-Slavic *slědъ (rail, sledge runner), Proto-Indo-European *h₃sleidʰ (slide).[1]

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Noun[edit]

sled m inan

  1. sequence, succession
    • 2012, Radomír Čížek, Velké oživení, Praha: Grada Publishing, translation of The Great Reflation by J. Anthony Boeckh, →ISBN, page 15:
      Investoři musejí pochopit, že zde existuje určitý propojený sled událostí, které vedou k potenciální katastrofě.
      It is critical for investors to understand that there is a linked sequence of events that is leading to a potential disaster.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "sledovat" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 638.

Further reading[edit]

  • sled in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sled in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Noun[edit]

slȇd m (Cyrillic spelling сле̑д)

  1. sequence
  2. track

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