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toboggan

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tobogganto‧bog‧gan1 /təˈbɒɡən $ -ˈbɑː-/ noun [countable]  DHTa light wooden board with a curved front, used for sliding down hills covered in snowsledge
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tobogganErnest Hemingway is reputed to have considered the descent from Monte in a toboggan one of the strongest emotions of his life.Weekly highlights at the Girasole include a toboggan race, a slalom race, a kids' disco and a torchlight descent.This was what it must be like on a toboggan roaring down the snowy slope of a mountainside.Trashmore, a local toboggan hill built atop a garbage dump.For the adventurous there is a double-track summer toboggan run, where you can race new found friends!They then jump on to the runners behind the toboggan, steering and restraining it with ropes.White-suited drivers, wearing straw hats and Madeiran boots, run alongside, pushing the toboggan to gain momentum.The toboggan consists of a wide wicker basket with a cushioned seat, set on wooden runners.
Related topics: Outdoor
toboggantoboggan2 verb [intransitive]  DLOto slide down a hill on a toboggantobogganing noun [uncountable]
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toboggan
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytoboggan
he, she, ittoboggans
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytobogganed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tobogganed
he, she, ithas tobogganed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tobogganed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill toboggan
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tobogganed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tobogganing
he, she, itis tobogganing
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you, we, theyare tobogganing
Past
I, he, she, itwas tobogganing
you, we, theywere tobogganing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tobogganing
he, she, ithas been tobogganing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tobogganing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tobogganing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tobogganing
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