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  • n. Plural form of husky.

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Examples

  • Scotch stag hounds and "huskies" -- the latter, of course, he procured from the Eskimos.

    The Drama of the Forests Romance and Adventure

  • Almost all of us are Alaskan huskies, which is not a recognized breed but more like a brotherhood of dogs who love to pull things.

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  • He was of the mixed northern breed whose members are called huskies, but he was bigger and heavier than most huskies and weighed just upon a hundred pounds.

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  • Joe Angell had been up in the lumber country, and could tell what was the mood of the real workers, the "huskies" of the timberlands.

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  • Except the dogs of the Factor's train, there were few real "huskies," as Eskimo dogs are called, for most of the brutes were the usual sharp-nosed, heavy-coated mongrels that in the Strong Woods Country go by the name of _giddes_; some, however, had been sired by wolves.

    The Drama of the Forests Romance and Adventure

  • Even the fierce "huskies" had become tame, and liked to be upset and tousled about and dragged on their backs growling fierce but mock protest.

    The Silent Places

  • In addition to the typical "island dog," we saw "atypical" breeds such as huskies, chows, pit bulls, cockers and Labs.

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  • "Winners always quit, quitters always win; quit while your ahead; there is no" I "in quit (or maybe there is no 'me' in quit); won't get fooled again" Mush, you huskies!

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  • Even the big bald-face grew clumsy and blind and quarrelsome, in the end to be dragged down by a handful of yelping huskies.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • Three-score huskies chorused defiance, and as many furry forms precipitated themselves upon the dogs which drew the first sled.

    An Odyssey of the North

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