Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sledge designed to be drawn by dogs. Such sledges are used by the Eskimos and in northern Asia.

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Examples

  • The number of hunters travelling by dog-sledge across the frozen sea in search of sea mammals is therefore tiny and represents an insignificant threat to wildlife.

    World's race for economic growth threatens Greenland's pure white wilderness

  • Local expeditions are made in to the surrounding environment, including the Icefjiord, by boat, helicopter, dog-sledge and by foot.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • The crews were supplied by air-drop until Vaughan and others were able to bring them out by dog-sledge.

    Two Adventurers

  • I accordingly returned, accompanied by H. H.y, who conducted the dog-sledge, on which I had placed my sick Indian, leaving D. H.nderson in charge of the provisions, along with the Esquimaux.

    Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory Volume II. (of 2)

  • Meares and No. 1 dog-sledge; the dogs were so eager and excited that they started by bolting at a breakneck speed and, in spite of all that we could do, took us over the glacier edge on to the sea ice.

    South with Scott

  • They went with the dog-sledge, and it took them two days.

    The Eskimo Twins

  • Then everybody else listened, while Kesshoo told about how once he had taken his dog-sledge with a load of musk-ox and seal skins on it far down the coast, and how at last he had come to a little settlement where the houses were all made of wood, if they would believe it!

    The Eskimo Twins

  • All marched on in silence to where lay the dog-sledge, guarded by May-may-gwán.

    The Silent Places

  • The affair was of wedges with which to split along the grain; of repeated at tempts until the resulting strips were true and without warp; of steaming and tying to the proper curve, and, finally, of binding together strongly with the tough babiche into the shape of the dog-sledge.

    The Silent Places

  • He was traveling without a dog-sledge, and had only a pack-outfit.

    The Country Beyond

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