In “sleigh Ride,” the narrator is painting a scene so perfect that it could be featured on an iconic Currier and Ives print.
After wandering at haphazard some little way I met a peasant in a sleigh.
Yes, the future lawmaker built up a full-service Santa business with a sleigh pulled by real reindeer.
They started off from the village at a good jog with the blanketed black mare trotting easily behind the sleigh.
A sleigh was coming—a sleigh that might perhaps give him a lift to the village!
They found it had done so however, when they descended to the sleigh.
When we reached Dr. Fiske's, his sleigh was in front of the door.
The skis, through the eddying snow, yelled frantically to the sleigh to give room.
By that time the sleigh had swept on into the sliding whiteness.
If you will go by no other measures, I will tie you down in my sleigh.
"vehicle mounted on runners for use on ice and snow," 1703, American and Canadian English, from Dutch slee, shortened from slede (see sled (n.)). As a verb from 1728. Related: Sleighing. Sleigh-ride is first recorded 1770; sleigh-bells is from c.1780; they originally were used to give warning of the approach of a sleigh.