sled dog

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sled dog

n.
A dog, such as a Siberian husky, used to pull a dogsled, especially in Arctic regions.
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sled dog

n
(Breeds) 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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sled′ dog`


n.
a dog trained to pull a sled, usu. working in a team.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sled dog - a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a teamsled dog - a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Alaskan malamute, malamute, malemute - breed of sled dog developed in Alaska
Siberian husky - breed of sled dog developed in northeastern Siberia; they resemble the larger Alaskan malamutes
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