See also: sled dog
sleddog (plural sleddogs)
- Alternative spelling of
1968, Melvin Van Peebles, A bear for the FBI, page 131:
- There is something wonderful and sad about Ohio around Christmastime — maybe the reasons are the licentious, Yukon sleddog cold and the buildings on the main streets of college towns standing respectfully buttressed with graceful wings...
1976, Carolyn Johnston Willson, Jack London's Socialism, page 62:
- Buck, the canine hero is kidnapped from his home in the Santa Clara Walley of California and taken to Alaska to become a sleddog.
1990, Dolores Avelleyra Murphy, In red hats, beads & bags: 1908 graduates sharing their lives through letters, page 218:
- We've just finished our winter sports season (which I prefer to summer) with skiing competitions of all kinds, skating, and even a sleddog race this year.
2002, David J. Marcou & Barbara A. Pauls, America's heartland remembers:
- The trend was reversed, finally, after the sleddog fervor spread to the lower forty-eight states.
2005, United States Congress House Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 2006:
- The Iditarod is a main trans-Alaska Range thoroughfare for regional residents during the winter months and is venue for the 1,000-mile Iditarod Sleddog Race, the 2,000-mile Tesoro Irondog snowmachine race, and the 350-mile muscle-powered Alaska Uitrasport Iditarod Trail Invitational marathon.