Killer; murderer; destroyer. ... (dat. 1625, ) i. i. 1. SLED.o. n. s. [slatd, Danish; sledde, Dutch..] A carriage drawn without wheels. Upon an ivory sled Thou shalt be ... It would follow that the quick stroke of a light hammer should be of greater efficacy than any softer and more gentle striking of a great sledge. Wilkins, Math. Mag. 2.
|Title||:||A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.]|