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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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pinscher

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Google previewMiniature Pinschers (1996)

Everything about Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Breeding, Behavior, and Training with Color Photos by D. Caroline Coile

The Min Pin's Past The miniature pinscher is not a miniature version of the Doberman pinscher. ln fact, the miniature pinscher is the older of the two breeds. Although the two breeds resemble each other superficially, that resemblance probably ...

Google previewDK Eyewitness Books: Dog (2004)

by Juliet Clutton-Brock

A POPULAR PINSCHER The miniature pinscher is a much older breed than its larger cousin, the Doberman pinscher. As with the Doberman, show standards specify that the tail of the breed must be docked (pp. 44—45), a practice that ...

Google previewThe Dog Handbook (1999)

by Dan Rice

Attitude: A Doberman Pinscher is a clean, cunning, brave, intelligent companion that bonds well with its owner and family. lt is a dog ...

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

included the pinscher (a smaller black and tan dog similar in appearance to the modern Doberman), Rottweilers, and Thuringian Shepherds.

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (1993)

by G. (Ed ). Davidson

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 previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2011)

by Bill Bryson

Doberman pinscher for the breed of dog, but Ludwig Dobermann for the breeder for whom the dogs are named. Dodecanese. Chain of twelve Greek islands, including Rhodes and Kos. Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge. (1832–1898) Real name of ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing (2007)

by Denis Richard Lane, Sue Guthrie, Sian Griffith

Lakeland terrier, Miniature pinscher, Old English sheepdog, Poodle, Staffordshire bull terrier Blue merle Collie, Shetland sheepdog Blue and tan Australian terrier, Border terrier, Lakeland terrier, Yorkshire terrier Blue and white Italian ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (2006)

by Allied Chambers

or Doberman pinscher (pin'shar), n a breed of terrier, large and muscular with a smooth black and tan coat, and long forelegs. — Also...

the first breeder, and Ger Pinscher a type of terrier] dobhash do 'hash.n an interpreter.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition

Do-ber-man pln-scher Vfo-bar-man-'pin-charX n [G Dobermann* pinscher, fr. Friedrich Ludwig Dobermann t!894 Ger. dog breeder + G Pinscher, a breed of hunting dog] (1917) : any of a breed of short* haired medium-sized dogs of German ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Pinscher. A medium-sized, muscular dog with smooth hair, most often black. The ears are naturally pendulous. The breed originates in Germany and is often used as a police or guard dog. It can be affected by Von Willebrand's disease, ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

by Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton

Doberman pinscher or Doberman n a large breed of dog with a smooth black- and-tan coat. [Dobermann, breeder's name + Ger Pinscher, terrier] doc n (coll) a doctor. docile adj easy to manage or control; submissive. — adv docilely.

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 previewThe Encyclopedia Shatnerica (2014)

An A to Z Guide to the Man and His Universe by Robert Schnakenberg

This celebrity pet cemetery in Calabasas, California, serves as final resting place forShatner's beloved Doberman pinscher, China, laid torest in1988. “The BeautyGirl” isthe inscription on the grave ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words (2013)

A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right by William Bryson

pinscher for the breed of dog. dormouse for ...

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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Scrabble value of P3I1N1S1C3H4E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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