Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sledge designed to be drawn by dogs. Such sledges are used by the Eskimos and in northern Asia.
“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.”
“Local expeditions are made in to the surrounding environment, including the Icefjiord, by boat, helicopter, dog-sledge and by foot.”
“The crews were supplied by air-drop until Vaughan and others were able to bring them out by dog-sledge.”
“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.”
“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.”
“They went with the dog-sledge, and it took them two days.”
“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!”
“All marched on in silence to where lay the dog-sledge, guarded by May-may-gwán.”
“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.”
“He was traveling without a dog-sledge, and had only a pack-outfit.”
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