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or dog sled  (dôg′slĕd′, dŏg′-)
A sled pulled by one or more dogs.

dog′sled′ v.
dog′sled′der n.
dog′sled′ding n.


chiefly US and Canadian a sleigh drawn by dogs. Also called: dog sledge (Brit) or dog sleigh


(ˈdɔgˌslɛd, ˈdɒg-)

n., v. -sled•ded, -sled•ding. n.
1. Also, dog′ sledge`. a sled pulled by dogs, esp. in the Arctic.
2. to travel by dogsled.
[1800–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dogsled - a sled pulled by dogsdogsled - a sled pulled by dogs    
sled, sledge, sleigh - a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Verb1.dogsled - travel with a dogsled
sled, sleigh - ride (on) a sled
mush - drive (a team of dogs or a dogsled)
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