Pronunciation: (bob'sled"), [key]
—n., v., -sled•ded, -sled•ding.
1. 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.
2. a sled formed of two short sleds coupled one behind the other.
3. either of the sleds thus coupled.
to ride on a bobsled.
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