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Definition of the noun pinscher
What does pinscher mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: pinschers
- any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- more generic terms: guard dog / watchdog = a dog trained to guard property
- more specific terms:
- Doberman pinscher / Doberman = medium large breed of dog of German origin with a glossy black and tan coat
- miniature pinscher = small German version of a Doberman pinscher
- monkey pinscher / affenpinscher / monkey dog = European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle
Phrases with Pinscher
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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pinscher
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Miniature 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 ...
DK 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 ...
The 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 ...
About 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 ...
A 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.
Concise 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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.
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 ...
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, ...
Chambers 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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right by William Bryson
pinscher for the breed of dog. dormouse for ...
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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- German Pinscher
Loved the attention to his handler in this photo. Such beautiful eyes. This is the German Pinscher who made it to the Working Group finals at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NYC.
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- Sara - German Pinscher
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- Pinscher in volo
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- Pinscher u. Schnauzer Klub
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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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