bobsleigh

bobsleigh

[bob-sley]
noun, verb (used without object) Chiefly British.
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bobsleigh (ˈbɒbˌsleɪ, ˈbɒbˌslɛd)
 
n
1.  a racing sledge for two or more people, with a steering mechanism enabling the driver to direct it down a steeply banked ice-covered run
2.  esp formerly
 a.  a sleigh made of two short sledges joined one behind the other
 b.  one of these two short sledges
 
vb
3.  (intr) to ride on a bobsleigh
 
[C19: bob² + sleigh]

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