a dog trained to pull a sled, usually working in a team.
any of various hardy thick-coated breeds of dog, such as the Eskimo dog, the husky, and the malamute, developed for hauling sledges in various parts of the highest northern latitudes
noun 1. a vehicle of various forms, mounted on runners and often drawn by draft animals, used for traveling or for conveying loads over snow, ice, rough ground, etc. 2. a sled. 3. British. a sleigh. verb (used with or without object), sledged, sledging. 4. to convey or travel by sledge. verb (used without object), […]
[slej-ham-er] /ˈslɛdʒˌhæm ər/ noun 1. a large heavy hammer wielded with both hands. verb (used with or without object) 2. to hammer, beat, or strike with or as if with a sledgehammer. adjective 3. crudely or ruthlessly forceful; lacking all dexterity or grace: the artist’s sledgehammer approach. sledgehammer /ˈslɛdʒˌhæmə/ noun 1. a large heavy hammer […]
adjective, sleeker, sleekest. 1. smooth or glossy, as hair, an animal, etc. 2. well-fed or well-groomed. 3. trim and graceful; finely contoured; streamlined: a sleek sports car. 4. smooth in manners, speech, etc.; suave. 5. cleverly or deceitfully skillful; slick: a sleek confidence man. verb (used with object) 1. to make sleek; smooth; slick: to […]
verb (used with object) 1. to make sleek; smooth; slick: to sleek leather. adjective, sleekier, sleekiest. 1. sleek; smooth. 2. Chiefly Scot. sly; sneaky. adjective 1. smooth and shiny; polished 2. polished in speech or behaviour; unctuous 3. (of an animal or bird) having a shiny healthy coat or feathers 4. (of a person) having […]