dogsled

[ dawg-sled, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˌslɛd, ˈdɒg- /

noun

Also dog sledge . a sled pulled by dogs, especially one used by Arctic peoples, as the Eskimos.

verb (used without object), dog·sled·ded, dog·sled·ding.

to travel by dogsled.

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Origin of dogsled

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; dog + sled
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Example sentences from the Web for dogsled

  • I said “Yeah, mon.” And then they started the Jamaica Dogsled team, and they wanted to send us abroad to do races.

    Jamaica, We Have a Dogsled Team|Allen St. John|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • All Hager had to do was slow the dogsled to a walk, and his partner died.

    Cold Ghost|Chester S. Geier

British Dictionary definitions for dogsled

dogsled
/ (ˈdɒɡˌslɛd) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a sleigh drawn by dogsAlso called: (Brit) dog sledge, dog sleigh
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