sleddog

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sled +‎ dog.

Noun[edit]

sleddog (plural sleddogs)

  1. Alternative spelling of sled dog
    • 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.
    • 2014, Rob Humphreys, ‎Steve Vickers, & ‎James Stewart, The Rough Guide to Scotland, ISBN 1409372251:
      Between Loch Morlich and Inverdruie lies the Cairngorm Sleddog Adventure Centre, the UK's only sleddog centre.

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