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Portie a.k.a. The Portuguese Water Dog is a breed of working dog as classified by the American Kennel Club. Portuguese Water Dogs are originally from the Portuguese region of the Algarve, from where the breed expanded to all around Portugal's coast, where they were taught to herd fish into fishermen's nets, to retrieve lost tackle or broken nets, and to act as couriers from ship to ship, or ship to shore. Portuguese Water Dogs rode in fishing trawlers as they worked their way from the Atlantic waters of Portugal to the waters off the coast of Iceland where the fleets caught cod.

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Google previewA Glossary of the Dialect of Almondbury and Huddersfield (1883)

by Alfred Easther

[Dutch portie means a portion, and is evidently a word of French origin.-W. W. S.] Posit, or Possit, no doubt deposit. An infant posits when the food runs out of its mouth. So liver for deliver; plaining for complaining. Posnet (pronounced posnit) ...

Google previewPublications (1883)

by English Dialect Society

[Dutch portie means a portion, and is evidently a word of French origin. — W. W. S.] Posit, or Possit, no doubt deposit. An infant posits ...

Google previewGlossary of Words in Use in Cornwall (1880)

by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch

[Dutch portie means a portion, and is evidently a word of French origin. — W. W. 8.] Posit, or Possit, no doubt deposit. An infant posits ...

Google previewLectures on phrenology, delivered in the University of paris [in 1836] (1847)

by Francois Joseph Victoria Broussais

The vena portie is an cxception to other venous structures, as regards the venous current being from trunk to capillarics. The cellular sheath which accompanies it has a power of accommodating itself to the quantity of blood which traverses it, ...

Google previewKritisch-etymologisches Wörterbuch der magyarischen Sprache, etc. (Magyaricae linguae lexicon critico-etymologicum, etc.). (1833)


portie, ut praemiuln nut ...

Google previewLexicon medicum, Græcolatinum ... Ex Hippocrate et Galeno desumptum (1626)

ацитп'лт старий, ехдспегг dife* fium qua: marafmodes vacant, Вов/010 tamen dißeriii , und que portie сатіхіп Ы: coil/guatur , yea [cmper 'Ua . т; ' nice digcriturJn ит, in ventrem def/uit,- т ardenÜïmis enimfebrzbus,ß carnes ...

Google previewNew dictionary of technical terms, containing (1841)

Commercial or mercantile terms, in seven different languages. Judicial terms, in six different languages. Nautical terms, in six different languages...& by Karel Pieter ter Reehorst

aandeel, portie, socio, partecipe. Sensale in fondi , aandeelhouder. agente di cambio, magazzino, fondaco. Obligation mäklare. nederlag (afgods). effectenmakelaar.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

portie, portion] A part or portion of a nerve, blood-vessel, etc. (anal). postabdomen (pöst'äbdö'mën) n. [L. post, after; abdomen, belly.] In Scorpions, the metasoma or posterior narrower five segments of the abdomen (zool). postanal ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1787)

Or, a New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession, ... Collected from the Most Eminent Authors. By John Quincy, M.D. by John Quincy

The portie dura goes out between the styloid and mastoid processes, passes . through the carotid, becomes a cutaneous nerve upon the face, and communicates with the upper maxillary nerve. The portio mollis is spent upon the labyrinth in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Derivations of the English Language (1872)

In which Each Word is Traced to Its Primary Root. Forming a Text Book of Etymology. With Definitions and the Pronunciation of Each Word

portie, L. portions, from porta, a gate or passage.] A kind of vestibule at the entrance of temples, halls, ...

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