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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Bobsled \Bob"sled`\, Bobsleigh \Bob"sleigh`\, n.
1. A short sled, mostly used as one of a pair connected by a
reach or coupling; also, the compound sled so formed. [U.
The long wagon body set on bobsleds. --W. D.
2. a long racing sled (for 2 or more people), having two
pairs of runners, with the front pair connected to a
steering mechanism. They are usually raced one at a time
down a steeply sloping path or specially constructed
chute, with sharp banked curves, and attain high speeds.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: formerly two short sleds coupled together [syn: bobsled,
2: a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering
mechanism [syn: bobsled, bobsleigh, bob]
v 1: ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming
with pleasure" [syn: bobsled, bob]
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