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Driving sleigh

Parf of speech: Noun, OED Year: N/A, OED Evaluation: NA


Speaker: Oh, there would be cutters, ah, driving sleighs. Bobsleighs. Sloops. Interviewer: What's a sloop? Speaker: Well, that'd be two- two sleighs with ah, um, bobsleigh would be- would one with the runner on it, and then up- and then it was another piece come across and went down at the back. Well, the sloops, they didn't have this- they were just made this way, and the- the- but ah, little piece put in there, and the bunk was put on that.
A type of sleigh.
Speaker: And then they had the heavy sleighs for hauling logs and-stuff. Interviewer: Now what they were called? Speaker: They ah- we used to call them the sloops. Interviewer: Mm-hm. And what about the double- the- the pair? Speaker: And the big double one, I think they were just a double sleigh or-something-like-that maybe. Interviewer: Mm-hm. Speaker: We never had one of them. We had these sloops, and the frame sleigh and cutter.
A type of sleigh.
Driving-sleigh, we called it. And ah, then there was the sloops, for carrying- or for drawing logs, or poles, or wood.
A type of sleigh.