- one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs having a dense, coarse coat, used in arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
- any dog of the arctic regions of North America used for pulling sleds.
Origin of Eskimo dog
First recorded in 1865–75
Also called husky.
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- a large powerful breed of sled dog with a long thick coat and curled tail
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