the sport of coasting or competing in races on a bobsled.
a sled having two pairs of runners, a brake, and a steering wheel or other mechanism that enables the front rider to direct the sled down a steeply banked run or chute.
a sled formed of two short sleds coupled one behind the other.
either of the sleds thus coupled.
to ride on a bobsled.
The Rover Boys on a Hunt Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
bobsled. Contemporary Examples Where to Win Your Own Winter Olympics Lonely Planet January 3, 2014 Historical Examples Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 146., January 21, 1914 Various The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer noun a racing sledge for two or more people, with a steering mechanism enabling the driver to direct it down a steeply […]
Robert, 1839–1915, U.S. captain in the Union navy and politician, born a slave in South Carolina: congressman 1875–79, 1882–87. of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little: a small box. slender, thin, or narrow: a small waist. not large as compared with others of the same kind: a small elephant. (of letters) lowercase […]
Robert, 1774–1843, English poet and prose writer: poet laureate 1813–43. Historical Examples The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. VI (of 8) William Wordsworth Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3) John Morley Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. V, No. XXIX., October, 1852 Various A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson A […]
socks that reach above the ankle and are sometimes folded down to the ankle. indicating or associated with the wearing of bobbysocks; adolescent: strictly a bobbysocks crowd; the bobbysocks generation.