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Definition of luge noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    luge

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//luːʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//luːʒ//
     
    ; BrE BrE//luːdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//luːdʒ//
     
    Winter sports
     
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  1. 1[countable] a type of sledge (= a vehicle for sliding over ice) for racing, used by one or two people lying on their back with their feet pointing forwards See related entries: Winter sports
  2. 2the luge [singular] the event or sport of racing down a track of ice on a luge See related entries: Winter sports
  3. Word Origin late 19th cent. (as a verb): from Swiss French.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: luge