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Toboggan vs. Sled

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  • Toboggan (noun)

    A long sled without runners, with the front end curled upwards, which may be pulled across snow by a cord or used to coast down hills.

  • Toboggan (noun)

    A similar sled of wood, pulled by dogs, possibly with steel runners, made to transport cargo.

  • Toboggan (noun)

    Something which, once it starts going (figuratively) downhill, is unstoppable until it reaches the bottom.

  • Toboggan (noun)

    A knit cap, designed to provide warmth in cold weather.

  • Toboggan (verb)

    To slide down a hill on a toboggan or other object.

  • Toboggan (verb)

    To figuratively go downhill unstoppably until one reaches the bottom.

  • Sled (noun)

    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."

  • Sled (noun)

    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."

  • Sled (noun)

    A snowmobile.

  • Sled (verb)

    To ride a sled.

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  • Toboggan (noun)

    A kind of sledge made of pliable board, turned up at one or both ends, used for coasting down hills or prepared inclined planes; also, a sleigh or sledge, to be drawn by dogs, or by hand, over soft and deep snow.

  • Toboggan (verb)

    To slide down hill over the snow or ice on a toboggan.

  • Sled (noun)

    A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice; - in England called sledge.

  • Sled (noun)

    A small, light vehicle with runners, used, mostly by young persons, for sliding on snow or ice.

  • Sled

    To convey or transport on a sled; as, to sled wood or timber.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Toboggan (noun)

    a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front

  • Toboggan (verb)

    move along on a luge or toboggan

  • Sled (noun)

    a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow

  • Sled (verb)

    ride (on) a sled

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