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 for bobsled
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.
        S.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The long wagon body set on bobsleds.  --W. D.
                                                    Howells.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
  
     Syn: bobsled.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bobsled
      n 1: formerly two short sleds coupled together [syn: bobsled,
           bobsleigh]
      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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