Also Canadian Eskimo dog . 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.
- Also called husky .
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How to use Eskimo dog in a sentence
The wolf is closely related to the dog family; in fact, a Husky, or Eskimo dog, is a domesticated wolf.Watched by Wild Animals | Enos A. Mills
The idea of such a man going into the grewsome business of eating blubber and seal, and possibly Eskimo dog steak!A Speckled Bird | Augusta J. Evans Wilson
The Eskimo dog never barks, but howls exactly like a wolf, in sitting posture with the head upturned.A Labrador Doctor | Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
For, though an Alaskan or Eskimo dog is really a species of wolf, it is no match in a fight for the wilder creature.The Young Treasure Hunter | Frank V. Webster
There can hardly be a more interesting animal to observe, or one that offers greater variety of study, than the Eskimo dog.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 | Roald Amundsen
British Dictionary definitions for Eskimo dog
a large powerful breed of sled dog with a long thick coat and curled tail
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