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[dawg-sled, dog-]
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  1. Also dog sledge. a sled pulled by dogs, especially one used by Arctic peoples, as the Eskimos.
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verb (used without object), dog·sled·ded, dog·sled·ding.
  1. to travel by dogsled.
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Origin of dogsled

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; dog + sled
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Related Words

bobsled, luge, toboggan, sledge, dogsled

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  • 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


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