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a. A sport in which a small open sled is ridden by one or two people lying face-up with the feet pointed downhill, usually over an ice-covered course in a timed competition.
b. The sled used in this sport.
a. The sport of street luge.
b. The board used in street luge.
[French dialectal, from Medieval Latin sludia, perhaps of Celtic origin.]
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a racing toboggan on which riders lie on their backs, descending feet first
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (intr) to ride on a luge
[C20: from French]
n., v. luged, lug•ing. n.
1. a one- or two-person sled for coasting or racing down a chute, used esp. in Europe.v.i.
2. to go or race on a luge.
[1900–05; < dial. French]
Past participle: luged
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|Noun||1.||luge - a racing sled for one or two people|
|Verb||1.||luge - move along on a luge or toboggan|