What does the word sledge mean?

Usage examples for sledge

  1. In place of a boat, a shrine of painted wood, also mounted upon a sledge, was frequently used. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  2. Leonard now entered with the doctor, who said, " All ready; we have stored the sledge with abundant material for fires, and if Burt has met with an accident, I am prepared to do all that can be done under the circumstances." – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe