Definition of Pinscher
What does Pinscher mean?
- any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped
- 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
- monkey pinscher
- doberman pinscher
- Dobermann Pinscher
- miniature 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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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 ...
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 ...
by Brian Lumley
But a Doberman pinscher is a Doberman pinscher, not a tiny terrier or perfumed Pekinese with which to take any sort of liberty.
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 ...
Reference : Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2007)
Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Jeanette K. Gundel Professor of Linguistics University of Minnesota, Nancy Hedberg Professor of Linguistics Simon Fraser University
the most readily inferred speaker purpose behind the utterance of with the Doberman pinscher is that it restricts the reference of the NP it modifies to a unique set of neighbors. Once these neighbors are identified, the Doberman pinscher ...
Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1969)
Volume 2 - AsSociation Canadienne des Bibliotheques to Book World by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour
Tarpey, Elizabeth (Pinscher) 1880- r- Contemporary Authors v, 7 a LC 0 NUC o CBI- ...
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1990)
Volume 22 - Supplement 7: Artificial Intelligence to Vector SPate Model in Information Retrieval by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
police, turn on the lights, and play a recorded tape of vicious-sounding Doberman Pinscher barks and growls. This same system might be set to turn on your oven, defrost your refrigerator, and water your plants. It might remind you, too, ...
New American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)
by Philip D. Morehead
bull terrier, cairn terrier, retriever, chihuahua, sharpei, chow chow, cocker spaniel, corgi, dachshund, Dalmation, deerhound, Doberman pinscher, elkhound , setter, springer spaniel, toy, German shepherd, schnauzer, Great Dane, greyhound, ...
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
the sleek DOBERMAN PINSCHER and the long-haired AFGHAN HOUND), and behavioral patterns (e.g. , ...
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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.
Photo credit: Kjunstorm
- Pinscher u. Schnauzer Klub
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- Doberman Pinscher
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- Pinscher in volo
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- Sara - German Pinscher
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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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