Definition of Sledge dog

1. Noun. A dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team.

Exact synonyms: Sled Dog
Generic synonyms: Working Dog
Specialized synonyms: Alaskan Malamute, Malamute, Malemute, Siberian Husky



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sledge Dog

sleazy
sleb
slebs
sled
sled dog
sled dogs
sledded
sledder
sledders
sledding
sleddings
sleddog
sleddogs
sleded
sledge
sledge dog (current term)
sledge hockey
sledged
sledgehammer
sledgehammered
sledgehammering
sledgehammers
sledgelike
sledger
sledgers
sledges
sledging
sledgings
sledlike
sleds

Literary usage of Sledge dog

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1. Appletons' Journal (1877)
"Before Night has lifted her sable mantle to shroud the stars, the sledge-dog has his slumbers rudely broken by the summons of his master. Close by the camp, ..."

2. In Search of a Siberian Klondike by Washington Baker Vanderlip, Homer Bezaleel Hulbert (1903)
"... race for life and a ludicrous denouement —More queer native dishes—Curious habits of the sledge- dog. 1NOW set about preparing my winter wardrobe. ..."

3. In Search of a Siberian Klondike by Washington Baker Vanderlip, Homer Bezaleel Hulbert (1903)
"... race for life and a ludicrous denouement —More queer native dishes—Curious habits of the sledge- dog. I NOW set about preparing my winter wardrobe. ..."

4. The Klondike Stampede by Tappan Adney, Edwin Tappan Adney (1899)
"... once despatching a PACK-HORSE AND SLEDGE-DOG WAITING TO BOARD THE STEAMER FOR DYEA . man to Seattle to purchase an outfit and to ascertain the prices. ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"sledge dog-. A dog used for hading sledges, especially in the Arctic regions. Until civilized explorers, fur traders, and miners introduced other breeds, ..."

6. Hunting Dogs: Describes in a Practical Manner the Training, Handling by Oliver Hartley (1909)
"What the Indian pony is to the plain Indian, the Pack Horse or Mule is to the White Settler, Hunter or Trapper, the sledge dog or Reindeer is to natives of ..."

7. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"sledge dog. A dog used for hauling sledges, especially in the Arctic regions. Until civilized explorers, fur traders, and miners introduced other breeds, ..."

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