dog sled

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dog·sled

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

dog′sled′ v.
dog′sled′der n.
dog′sled′ding n.
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Noun1.dog sled - a sled pulled by dogsdog sled - 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"
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But rations left on the trip out had vanished and Scott's orders to Evans to send a dog-sled team to his party went undelivered, revealed Australian professor Chris Turney.
We had journeyed by dog-sled from Point Barrow, Alaska, to our eventual landfall on an offshore island in the Svalbard archipelago .
From which French word does the dog-sled command "Mush
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, for instance, boasts pictures of the Vokstok Station, Adelie penguins, and a dog-sled team, plus krill and cruise ships.
She has sailed the 'wrong way' round the world against the prevailing winds and currents, trekked with bears and cougars and opened a dog-sled trail inside the Arctic Circle to the northernmost tip of Europe.
Some 67 mushers and their eager dogs began the gruelling trek to Nome at the weekend in the Iditarod dog-sled race, with a ceremonial start amid the sounds of yapping huskies and crunching snow.
The real excitement, for me, came elsewhere: on the snow-scooter track, the dog-sled runs and at the foot of a frozen alpine waterfall.
She and Colly start out in first place in the dog-sled race and go through several checkpoints still in the lead.
Tens of thousands of people in dozens of countries compete in dog-sled racing on snow and, farther south, in proliferating events known as "dry land" races, in which dogs pull bikes or scooters--or even runners, according to the International Federation of Sleddog Sports.
Stacey Brigham, one of the owners of Northern Illusion, an outfitter that offers dog-sled trips in Warwick, said many people are surprised when they find out that dog-sledding trips are available in Massachusetts.
Currently, the two communities co-ordinate special events such as snowmobiling, and dog-sled and drag races.
2) Blue-eyed Bannou of Newhall shows the playful spirit that makes huskies beloved in the Iditarod dog-sled race in Alaska.