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==Culture==
 
==Culture==
The [[Free Folk]] from [[beyond the Wall]] uses [[wayn]]s, [[cart]]s, and sleds to transport their goods.{{Ref|ASOS|7}} In particularly, the people of the [[Frozen Shore]] ride sleds pulled by hounds.{{Ref|TWOIAF|The Wall and Beyond: The Wildlings}}
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The [[Free Folk]] from [[beyond the Wall]] uses [[wayn]]s, [[cart]]s, and sleds to transport their goods.{{Ref|ASOS|7}} In particularly, the [[men of the Frozen Shore]] ride sleds and [[chariot]]s pulled by hounds as big as ponies.{{Ref|TWOIAF|The Wall and Beyond: The Wildlings}}{{Ref|ADWD|58}}
  
 
[[Dornishmen]] use sand sledges to transport goods in the desert.{{Ref|TSS}}
 
[[Dornishmen]] use sand sledges to transport goods in the desert.{{Ref|TSS}}

Revision as of 15:02, 30 June 2020

A sled, or a sledge,[1] is a wheel-less vehicle use for the transport of goods. It is pulled by either men or draught animals, such as hounds[2] and aurochs.[3]

Culture

The Free Folk from beyond the Wall uses wayns, carts, and sleds to transport their goods.[4] In particularly, the men of the Frozen Shore ride sleds and chariots pulled by hounds as big as ponies.[2][5]

Dornishmen use sand sledges to transport goods in the desert.[6]

The device on the coat of arms of House Breakstone from the Vale of Arryn is a red sledge.[7]

History

According to legend, the Wall was raised overtime by dragging huge blocks of ice on sledges from frozen lakes deep in the haunted forest.[1][8]

Thousands of rivermen died chained to sledges while working in quarries to produce the material required for the construction of Harrenhal's five colossal towers.[9]

Haggon once tradded a dozen strings of amber and a sled piled high with pelts with the Night's Watch for six skins of wine, a block of salt, and a copper kettle.[10]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

During the battle beneath the Wall, Jon Snow wishes the Night's Watch had trebuchets mounted on sledges and turntables so that the Black Brothers can easily move them on top of the Wall.[11]

References