tin dog

tin dog

dated slang A snowmobile. We hopped on our tin dogs and set out into the snowdrifts to search for the missing livestock.
See also: dog, tin
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

tin dog

n. a snowmobile (in Alaska). Who’s out there riding the tin dog?
See also: dog, tin
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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