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Eskimo dog

noun
1.
one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs having a dense, coarse coat, used in arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
2.
any dog of the arctic regions of North America used for pulling sleds.
Also called husky.
Origin
1865-1875
1865-75
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Eskimo dog

noun
1.
a large powerful breed of sled dog with a long thick coat and curled tail
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