from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a breed of powerful dog developed in Alaska as a sled dog and having a thick gray, black, or white coat.
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- n. A ancient northern breed of dog of the husky type, particularly used as a sled dog.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A local name for the Eskimo dog, apparently used in Alaska.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. breed of sled dog developed in Alaska
The malamute is the Esquimau dog; and what for want of a better name is called the "Siwash" is the Indian dog.
It should also be stated that the terms "malamute" and "husky" are very generally confused and often used interchangeably.
My intense 85-pound malamute-lab mix was down to a frail, passive 60 pounds.
Rufus, a malamute/shepherd mix, suddenly lost all function in his hind legs.
The Saturday before Christmas 2007, Rufus, the malamute/shepherd mix I'd adopted three years earlier from the shelter, was suddenly, inexplicably paralyzed from his shoulders back.
It's a robopoll, so not a lot of additional data, but a nice snapshot of the lay of the land and Craig's relative strength. malamute
Just the threat of having to face their money gets him to vote their way and in return they only have to spend a small amount of money to show their endorsement of him. malamute
This is a story about a politician acting political ... so, umm ... and? malamute
Who gives a rat's ass WHY politicians vote as long as they cast progressive votes? malamute
Wye's career seems to be falling into place, he says, just as his personal life has taken a hit: A four-year relationship ended in October, and Wye's 10-year-old malamute-retriever mix, Fred, died in March.