Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Sledge (?), n. [Perhaps from sleds, pl. of sled, confused with sledge a hammer. See Sled, n.]
1. A strong vehicle with low runners or low wheels; or one without wheels or runners, made of plank slightly turned up at one end, used for transporting loads upon the snow, ice, or bare ground; a sled.
2. A hurdle on which, formerly, traitors were drawn to the place of execution. [Eng.]
Sir W. Scott.
3. A sleigh. [Eng.]
4. A game at cards; -- called also old sledge, and all fours.
<-- also called seven-up. See def above. -->
Sledge (?), v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. Sledged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sledging.] To travel or convey in a sledge or sledges.
Sledge, n. [AS. slecge,from sleán to strike, beat. See Slay, v. t.] A large, heavy hammer, usually wielded with both hands; -- called also sledge hammer.
With his heavy sledge he can it beat.