noun Date: 1810 a sled drawn by dogs • dogsled intransitive verbdogsledder noun

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  • dogsled — /dawg sled , dog /, n., v., dogsledded, dogsledding. n. 1. Also, dog sledge. a sled pulled by dogs, esp. one used by Arctic peoples, as the Eskimos. v.i. 2. to travel by dogsled. [1800 10, Amer.; DOG + SLED] * * * …   Universalium

  • dogsled — 1. noun a sled, pulled by dogs over ice and snow 2. verb a) to ride on a dogsled b) to race dogsleds …   Wiktionary

  • dogsled — dog•sled [[t]ˈdɔgˌslɛd, ˈdɒg [/t]] n. v. sled•ded, sled•ding 1) cvb Also, dog′ sledge . a sled pulled by dogs, esp. in the Arctic 2) cvb to travel by dogsled • Etymology: 1800–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • dogsled — I noun a sled pulled by dogs • Syn: ↑dog sled, ↑dog sleigh • Regions: ↑Canada • Hypernyms: ↑sled, ↑sledge, ↑sleigh …   Useful english dictionary

  • dogsled — dog|sled [ˈdɔgsled US ˈdo:g ] n a ↑sledge (=a vehicle that travels over snow) that is pulled by dogs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dogsled — n. sled towed by dogs that is used in Arctic regions (used to carry people or cargo) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dogsled — noun N. Amer. a sled pulled by dogs …   English new terms dictionary

  • dogsled — noun (C) a sledge (=low flat vehicle on metal blades) pulled by dogs over snow …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dogsled racing — Dogsled racing, more accurately referred to as Sleddog Racing, is a winter dog sport involving the timed competition of teams of sleddogs that pull a sled with the dog driver or musher standing on the runners. The team completing the marked… …   Wikipedia

  • Dogsled mail — in Sakhalin, Russian Empire Dogsled mail or dog team mail is mail carried by dogsled. This form of animal mail transport saw limited use in the northern parts of Alaska, Canada and Russia …   Wikipedia

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