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dog train

(Canadian) a sleigh drawn by a team of dogs
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  • The dog train was moving at a reckless gait over the untracked, hardening snow.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
  • Somewhere behind them the indomitable Oolak, silent, enduring, was shepherding their own dog train over their tracks.

    The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
  • More than one dog train had traveled that way since the last fall of snow.

    South from Hudson Bay E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • We had counted on game with which to feed the dog train en route to the Polar sea.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • After a few days' journey the guide left him, returning with the mule and dog train to Pembina.

  • On all long trips by dog train or canoe, pemmican made of buffalo meat and marrow put in air-tight bags was the standard food.

  • In past years two were drowned while crossing ice; their dog train also perished.

  • Once a party of hunters crossing the Northern Rockies came on a dog train stark and stiff.

  • Steve was searching the near distance for a sight of Oolak and the dog train, which should shortly arrive at the post.

    The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
  • The winter mail-packet, starting from Winnipeg in the depth of the season, goes to all the posts by dog train.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph

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