sled dog

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noun

a dog trained to pull a sled, usually working in a team.

Origin of sled dog

First recorded in 1685–95
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sled dog


noun

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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