SLEIGH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SLEIGH
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sleigh
 n.  a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
Classic Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
1  A moment later he heard the jingle of departing sleigh bells and discerned a figure advancing alone toward the empty expanse of snow before the church.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  When Ethan drove into Hale's yard the builder was just getting out of his sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  "I'll have to hurry up to do it," Ethan mused, as the sleigh dropped down ahead of him over the dip of the school-house hill.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
4  "That trunk of yours is too heavy for the sleigh, and Dan'l Byrne'll be round to take it over to the Flats," she said.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
5  Ethan's long strides grew more rapid with the accelerated beat of his thoughts, and as he reached the foot of School House Hill he caught sight of Hale's sleigh in the distance.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
6  She gave him a last nod of sympathy while her son chirped to the horse; and Ethan, as she drove off, stood in the middle of the road and stared after the retreating sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
7  At the kitchen door Daniel Byrne sat in his sleigh behind a big-boned grey who pawed the snow and swung his long head restlessly from side to side.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
8  Mattie followed him out of the door and helped him to lift the trunk into the back of the sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
9  It was not till he led out the sorrel and backed him between the shafts of the sleigh that he once more became conscious of what he was doing.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
10  He flung the bearskin into the sleigh, climbed to the seat, and drove up to the house.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
11  "Come on," he said almost gaily, opening the door and putting her bag into the sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
12  Ethan drove on in silence till they reached a part of the wood where the pines were more widely spaced, then he drew up and helped Mattie to get out of the sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
13  There were things he had to say to her before they parted, but he could not say them in that place of summer memories, and he turned and followed her in silence to the sleigh.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
14  As soon as the snow had packed hard, I began to drive about the country in a clumsy sleigh that Otto Fuchs made for me by fastening a wooden goods-box on bobs.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
15  Mrs. Gardener was admittedly the best-dressed woman in Black Hawk, drove the best horse, and had a smart trap and a little white-and-gold sleigh.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
Example Sentence:
1  They travelled across the snow in a sleigh.