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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
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.
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Small 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 ...
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 ...
Choosing a Dog For Dummies (2011)
by Chris Walkowicz
Recommended health clearances: OFA and CERF Best with: Active owners and exercise Not for: Easily dominated people, those who are over-busy, or outdoor living The German Pinscher is a good middle-of-the-road choice for people.
A 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, ...
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.
Forest 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 ...
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, ...
Pinscher. Dogs,. Dobermann Dogs, Doberman A mediumsized, muscular dog with smooth hair, most often black and tan, but all brown and grey ...
Concise 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 ...
How 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 ...
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 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 ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
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.
Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster Inc.
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 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 ...
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.
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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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