Definition of dog sled in English:

dog sled


North American
  • A sled designed to be pulled by dogs.

    • ‘When Buck wins sixteen hundred dollars for his beloved friend after pulling the dog sled laden with one thousand pounds of flour, the pace of life changes.’
    • ‘Frederik is quite the athletic, adventurous soul - in 2000, he explored Greenland on a dog sled.’
    • ‘One year a woman had to be sent to the hospital after an accident with a dog sled.’
    • ‘Among the Polar Eskimo of the Thule District, for example, the dog sled was the most important means of transportation, used up to ten months of the year.’
    • ‘He was not a lumberjack, or a fur trader, and he didn't live in an igloo or eat blubber, or own a dog sled.’
    • ‘‘They led the Stanley Cup into town on a dog sled,’ Oak says.’
    • ‘Our troubled twosome hitch a dog sled to help their newfound friend retrieve his gold, all the while trying to evade a cavalcade of casino crooks.’
    • ‘Visitors can ride a dog sled on the ice path and experience first-hand this means of transport that is commonly used during the winters of Northeast China.’
    • ‘If you prefer a solo challenge, consider racing a dog sled over 1,100 miles of Alaskan wasteland on the Iditarod trail between Anchorage and Nome.’
    • ‘Not long ago exploration didn't require much more than a dog sled, a compass, a modest stake, and a whole lot of gumption.’
    • ‘Masson confirms there are few better ways to experience the winter wonderland that is la Belle Province than from the back of a dog sled.’
    • ‘There is no longer a chance White Fang will ever get along with the other dogs, for he is now made leader on the dog sled.’
    • ‘The next morning found me at the wheel, so to speak, of my dog sled.’
    • ‘Over the course of the journey, their dog sled is pursued by a hungry pack of wolves.’
    • ‘I had enough money in the bank to buy gas, food, and perhaps rent a dog sled if it came down to that.’
    • ‘Before the advent of the snowmobile, she would run in front of the dog sled team in snowshoes to break the snow and clear a path.’
    • ‘The first thing we had to do was climb into our winter suits - which looked a bit like padded overalls - and snow boots as the next leg of the journey was to take place aboard a dog sled.’
    • ‘Something a tad more modern, like a car, airplane, dog sled or skateboard would be too boring for the man who plays piano by ear, paints, draws and enters triathlons despite the fact he can't swim.’
    • ‘Some villages are so remote that they are accessible only by air, snowmobile, or dog sled during the winter.’
    • ‘Their tough journey sees the keen youngsters tolerating the most basic and harsh conditions including travelling over 100 miles by dog sled and surviving temperatures of 50 degrees below zero.’