lead sled

np A car with extensive body work. That lead sled of his can't drag for the weight. 1960s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • Lead sled — Automotive UsageOriginally, the lead sled referred to extensively repaired/modified cars due to the use of lead as body filler and was, for the most part, an insult.Since the introduction of man made fillers (such as Bondo), the term has come to… …   Wikipedia

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  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race — The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, usually just called the Iditarod , is an annual sled dog race in Alaska, where mushers and teams of typically 16 dogs cover 1,161 miles (1868 km) in eight to fifteen days from Willow to Nome. The Iditarod began… …   Wikipedia

  • Dog sled — Racing across the snow Dogsled huskies at rest, Ottawa, Canada, 2011 A …   Wikipedia

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  • if you are not the lead dog, the view never changes — Canadian saying. 1990 Reauthorization of the Export Administration Act: Hearings before the Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy (United States Congress) (online) None of us should relish the hardly comic prospect of the US… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race — U.S. dogsled race. It is held each March and run over a route between Anchorage and Nome, Alaska. It originated in 1967 as a race 56 mi (90 km) long, but by 1973 it had evolved into the current race, a 1,152 mi (1,855 km) trek roughly tracing an… …   Universalium

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