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Definition of the noun Lead Dog

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  1. [mushing] one of the dogs at the front of the team, who set the pace.


Lead Dog is a fictional character from the 1942 film Nutty News.

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Google previewThe Yukon (2012)

Life Between the Gold Rush and the Alaska Highway by Joanne Robertson

“Whiskey,” the lead dog is a wonder dog, short coupled and built from the ...

Google previewBeyond Ophir (2013)

Confessions of an Iditarod Musher, An Alaska Odyssey by Jim Lanier

In such circumstances an exceptional lead dog is a wonder to behold, not to mention a lifesaver if need be.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

The lead dog is on the longest line and helps to direct the other dogs and steer the sled according to commands. In other regions such as Alaska, the dogs pull the sled in a tandem hitch, where two dogs are placed side by side along a main ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

Dogs are categorized into lead dog (the leader, the powerful, dominant dog at the front, accustomed to following commands), team.

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

to be first -llIQ nn u-' nv sivulliuqti lead dog -llIQ nn =Iq- nv uq- vy Et/rivn sivuluat front teeth, incisors, ...

Google previewDictionary of Quotations

lf you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes. Lewis Grizzaro To live a creative life; we must lose our fear of being wrong. Joseph Chilton Pearce Existence wants your life to become a festival.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. (2008)

by Vincent Terrace

” Non-Sponsored Program Open: “Sergeant Preston of the Northwest Mounted Police, with Yukon King, swiftest and strongest lead dog, breaking the trail in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World (2009)

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations by Emory Dean Keoke, Kay Marie Porterfield

In theory, the lead dog was trained to respond to its master's commands, and the other dogs would ...

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The view only changes for the lead dog. (Norman O. Brown)
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