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sled dog Syllabification: sled dog

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of sled dog in English:


A dog trained to pull a sled, especially as one of a team.
Example sentences
  • He learned the necessary skills of a sled dog, which included digging under the snow at night for warmth, surviving on far less food than he was used to, stealing food from other dogs, and the knack for pulling a load.
  • Mr Marle, 56, said: ‘He is a bit of a canine athlete as he is essentially a working sled dog.’
  • From San Francisco, he is transported yet again to Seattle, Washington to be sold as a sled dog.
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