the use of toboggans, historically for transport, but now usually for pleasure or for organised sport.

As elsewhere in Canada, winter is the festive season, given up to sledging, skating, "tobogganning," and other outdoor exhilarating amusements.

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  • tobogganing — noun Date: 1849 the act, art, or sport of riding a toboggan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tobogganing — to·bog·gan || tÉ™ bÉ‘gÉ™n / bÉ’g v. sled on snow in a toboggan (type of large sled) n. sled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tobogganing — See: toboggan …   English dictionary

  • tobogganing —  n.m. Ensemble des sports de glisse tels que le bobsleigh, la luge et le skeleton …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • tobogganing — noun riding on a long light sled with low handrails • Derivationally related forms: ↑toboggan • Hypernyms: ↑sledding • Hyponyms: ↑luging …   Useful english dictionary

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