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[dawg-sled, dog-] /ˈdɔgˌslɛd, ˈdɒg-/
Also, dog sledge. a sled pulled by dogs, especially one used by Arctic peoples, as the Eskimos.
verb (used without object), dogsledded, dogsledding.
to travel by dogsled.
Origin of dogsled
1800-10, Americanism; dog + sled Unabridged
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Examples from the web for dogsled
  • The torch will be carried by such methods as dogsled, snowmobile, horse and plane.
  • It is an adventurer's dream, with such activities as dogsled riding and skiing.
  • After you land, you'll set off on a dogsled ride before heading back to the ship.
  • Winter activities include dogsled rides and cross country skiing.
  • They travel over frozen seas by dogsled and jump from ice floe to ice floe with their harpoons.
  • The only way people could get to our wedding was by dogsled and snowmobile.
  • There's a lot at stake in the upcoming dogsled race.
  • They needed transportation to get into the wilderness and the only way to get there was by dogsled.
  • Students should choose a rookie and a veteran dogsled musher by taking turns and drawing randomly the names from a hat.
  • They contended daily with bitter cold and deep snows, traveling by dogsled to attend their widely dispersed parishes.
British Dictionary definitions for dogsled


(mainly US & Canadian) a sleigh drawn by dogs Also called (Brit) dog sledge, dog sleigh
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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