Definition of Dog sled
1. Noun. A sled pulled by dogs.
Generic synonyms: Sled, Sledge, Sleigh
Geographical relationships: Canada
Derivative terms: Dogsled
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dog Sled
Literary usage of Dog sled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1878)
"... transverse poles make a bag into which the articles to be transported are placed ; a dog-sled. TRAWL. —A large bag-net; a set-line several hundred feet ..."
2. Pathfinding on Plain and Prairie: Stirring Scenes of Life in the Canadian by John McDougall (1898)
"Home occupations—A course of lectures—Mark and Jimmie as raconteurs—Mark's success as a deer- killer—A buffalo chase on a dog-sled—Our first child is ..."
3. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2001)
"If you want to learn how to dog sled, Susitna Dog Tours (- a 907-495- 6324) has two-day seminars for $425. ... Shorter dog sled tours are also available. ..."
4. Memoirs of a Great Detective: Incidents in the Life of John Wilson Murray by John Wilson Murray (1905)
"They said no team could make the trip, that only a dog sled could hope to get ... He went out and came back and said he would have to buy a new dog sled or ..."
5. By Canoe and Dog-train Among the Cree and Salteaux Indians by Egerton Ryerson Young, Mark Guy Pearse (1890)
"seven months the dog sled is the only conveyance for purposes of travelling. So rough and wild is the country that we know of no vehicle that could take its ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"On land some of the Indian tribes made use of the dog-sled and the toboggan in winter, while the dog-travois was early met with in the region of the Great ..."