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Definition of the noun pinscher

What does pinscher mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pinschers

  1. any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped


Pinscher is a type of dog developed originally as ratters on farms and for fighting or guarding, although today they are most often kept as pets.

Phrases with Pinscher

  1. monkey pinscher
  2. doberman pinscher
  3. Dobermann Pinscher
  4. miniature pinscher

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Google previewSmall Dog Breeds (2002)

by Dan Rice

A Miniature Pinscher is the ultimate apartment dog. It's small enough to carry to the park or exercise ground and between times it gets plenty of exercise in its duties around the apartment. When a backyard is available this energetic little ...

Google previewThe New Complete Dog Book (2014)

Official Breed Standards and All-New Profiles for 200 Breeds- Now in Full-Color by The American Kennel Club

General Appearance: The German Pinscher is a medium size, short coated dog, elegant in appearance with a strong square build and moderate body structure, muscular and powerful for endurance and agility. Energetic, watchful, alert, agile, ...

Google previewThe Mystery of Sleep (2015)

Explore Sleep and its Disorders by Meir Kryger MD

Animals with narcolepsy (the Doberman pinscher is a breed with this problem) collapse in a heap when they are excited— for example, when they see food or when they see a cat! However, to the thousands of women who are plagued with it, ...

Google previewFind Your Perfect Dog Breed! How to Choose the Right Dog (2016)

by Sunbird Images,

Life span 12 — 14 Coat length short Coat type minor Coat colour unicoloured cervine red, redbrown or reddishblack; with brown markings Keeping The German Pinscher is a good watchdog and rat catcher. It is 148 vivacious, selfconfident, ...

Google previewAbout Dogs (2014)

by Nicolae Sfetcu

or Doberman Pinscher is a breed of domestic dog. Dobermanns are commonly used as guard dogs, watch dogs, or police dogs, and have a reputation as being a dog ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Eponyms (1997)

by Morton S. Freeman

DOBERMAN PINSCHER The Doberman pinscher is a sleek, agile, and powerful dog, of mediumsize, with short glistening hair, rather long legs, and a long, lean head. One of the most popular and respected members of the canine family, ...

Google previewVeterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds (2012)

by Jerold Bell, Kathleen Cavanagh, Larry Tilley, Francis W. K. Smith

years and the German Pinscher may in fact be the original larger breed ancestor. The origins of the breed are in Scandinavia and particularly, later in Germany. Pinscher means biter or terrier. The AKC registry admitted the breed in 1929.

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

Doberman pinscher A Doberman pinscher is a breed of shorthaired, mediumsized dog with a short tail. The name of the dog derives from the German Ludwig Dobermann (1834–1894) and the German word Pinscher, a breed of hunting dog.

Google previewCountry Life (1917)

The Doberman Pinscher is the most important and distinctive of the terriers of German origin and has of late years been taken up by Americans. The breed had its beginnings in Thuringen, Germany, about 1860, and was trained to act as a ...

Google previewForest and Stream (1912)

by Charles Hallock, William A. Bruette

The Doberman- Pinscher is a dog par excellence. TWEET— H IC— TWEET ! According to a Georgia dispatch the robins hibernating there are conducting themselves in a shameless fashion. A number of the redbreasts have been observed in ...

Google previewThe New Country Life (1918)

The Doberman Pinscher is the most important and distinctive of the terriers of German origin and has of late years been taken up by Americans. The breed had its beginnings in Thuringen, Germany, about 1860, and was trained to act as a ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing (2007)

by Denis Richard Lane, Sue Guthrie, Sian Griffith

King Charles spaniel, Lakeland terrier,Manchester terrier, Miniature pinscher, Norfolk terrier,Norwichterrier, Rottweiler, Saluki, Segugio italiano,Shetland sheepdog, Smoothfoxterrier, Welshterrier, Yorkshire terrier Black and white Basenji, ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Pinscher. Dogs,. Dobermann Dogs, Doberman A mediumsized, muscular dog with smooth hair, most often black and tan, but all brown and grey ...

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

a grasping tool w/two handles pincher - one who pinches pinscher - (PIN-cher) hunting dog (as, Doberman pinscher) pique - See " peak" piqued - See "peaked" pistil - part of a plant; seed-bearing organ of a flower ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2009)

by Bill Bryson

dissemble, disassemble / Doberman pinscher 9S> dissemble, disassemble. The first means to conceal; the second means to take apart. dissent, but dissension. dissimilar. dissipate. dissociate, disassociate. The first is preferred, but either is ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

pinscher ddb'ar-man, pin'shar, a breed of terrier — large, smooth - coated, with long forelegs. [Dobermann, the first breeder, and Ger. Pinscher, terrier.] doc dok. n. a familiar contraction of doctor. Docetism do-se'tizm, n. a ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Pinscher. Dogs,. Dobermann Dogs, Doberman A medium-sized, muscular dog with smooth hair, most often black and tan, but all brown and grey colours can be seen. The ears are naturally pendulous. The breed originates in Germany and is ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Ryan, Briceida

Pinscher. in any other form Someone you disliked in the past will reappear and will go to great lengths to reinvolve you in a friendship. This individual has developed worse habits than before. Do not become involved in this friendship. ditch ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

Dobermann /doh-ber-muhn/ (also Doberman or Dobermann pinscher /pin-sher/) n. a large breed of dog with powerful jaws. – origin named after the German dog breeder Ludwig Dobermann + German Pinscher 'terrier'. docile adj. willing to ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words (2002)

by Bill Bryson

pinscher for the breed of dog. dormouse for the small rodent, which isn't actually a mouse at all. The name is thought to be a corruption of the Norman French dormeus, meaning sleepy. The plural is dormice .

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

American Staffordshire terrier USA Belgian griffon Belgium Border terrier UK Boston terrier USA Bull terrier UK Cairn terrier UK German pinscher Germany Irish terrier Ireland Jack Russell terrier UK Kerry blueterrier Ireland Manchesterterrier ...

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MINI-PINSCHER *Pinscher miniatura

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