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sled dog

a dog trained to pull a sled, usually working in a team.
Origin of sled dog
First recorded in 1685-95 Unabridged
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  • When a sled dog is silent and refuses to fight with his neighbor, his spirit is very low.

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British Dictionary definitions for sled dog

sled dog

any of various hardy thick-coated breeds of dog, such as the Eskimo dog, the husky, and the malamute, developed for hauling sledges in various parts of the highest northern latitudes
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