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poo·dle

 (po͞od′l)
n.
A dog of a breed developed in Europe to retrieve game from the water, having a thick curly coat that is often clipped, and classified by size into standard, miniature, and toy varieties.

[German Pudel, short for Pudelhund : Low German pudeln, to splash about (from pudel, puddle) + German Hund, dog.]

poodle

(ˈpuːdəl)
n
1. (Breeds) a breed of dog, with varieties of different sizes, having curly hair, which is often clipped from ribs to tail for showing: originally bred to hunt waterfowl
2. a person who is servile; lackey
[C19: from German Pudel, short for Pudelhund, from pudeln to splash + Hund dog; the dogs were formerly trained as water dogs; see puddle, hound1]

poo•dle

(ˈpud l)

n.
one of a breed of dogs with long, thick, frizzy or curly hair usu. trimmed in standard patterns, occurring in three varieties (standard, miniature, and toy) that differ only in size: orig. used as a water retriever.
[1815–25; < German Pudel, short for Pudelhund=pudel(n) to splash (see puddle) + Hund hound]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poodle - an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clippedpoodle - an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
toy poodle - the breed of very small poodles
miniature poodle - a breed of small poodles
standard poodle - a breed or medium-sized poodles
large poodle - the largest breed of poodle
Translations
كَلْبُ البُودِلكَلْب مُجَعَّد الشَّعْر
pudl
puddel
villakoira
pudlica
uszkár
púîli, púîluhundur
プードル
푸들
pudelis
pūdelis
pudel
pudel
สุนัขพันธุ์พุดเดิ้ล
fino köpeğikaniş
chó lông xù

poodle

[ˈpuːdl] Ncaniche mf

poodle

[ˈpuːdəl] ncaniche m

poodle

nPudel m

poodle

[ˈpuːdl] nbarboncino

poodle

(ˈpuːdl) noun
a breed of dog whose curly hair is often clipped in a decorative way.

poodle

كَلْبُ البُودِل pudl puddel Pudel κανίς caniche villakoira caniche pudlica barboncino プードル 푸들 poedel puddel pudel caniche, poodle пудель pudel สุนัขพันธุ์พุดเดิ้ล kaniş chó lông xù 狮子狗
References in classic literature ?
Bernard, a few retrievers and Newfoundlands, a boar-hound, a French poodle, with plenty of hair round its head, but mangy about the middle; a bull-dog, a few Lowther Arcade sort of animals, about the size of rats, and a couple of Yorkshire tykes.
To the left of Michael, in Number Seventeen, were five grotesquely clipped French poodles.
I just didn't think at the time that the French poodle look that you see in films was the standard model for shaving dogs out here.
However, she was not yet drawn as a sex symbol, but a French poodle entertaining a busy restaurant.
De los nueve perros, cinco eran French Poodle o cruce con French Poodle, dos Schnawzer y dos considerados como criollos.
The list in this adventure is mind boggling--a singing French poodle, a crocodile escaping the sewers, a turtle, a cat (and kittens), seagulls (but they do stay outside), a black faced sheep called Roger and two racehorses.
It's probably no accident that Martino will unveil Snoopy's girlfriend at Annecy--she's a French poodle named Fifi.
A reader sent in a picture of this tree on Ffordd Ffynnon, Prestatyn, which he believes looks like a French Poodle.
Charlie Girl: A Story of Love and Instinct" is a lovely, delicately illustrated true story about a beloved French poodle and her growing family in the bustling city of New York.
There are animal stickers of a French poodle, galloping horse, sleeping cat ad some very fetching farm animals on offer from Stickit Buddies.
One whimper from the French poodle and German dachshund and a growl from the American pitbull and the once proud British bulldog rolls over and obliges.
The exhibition includes many other portraits of Gertrude: paintings by Francis Picabia, Pavel Tchelitchew, Felix Valloton, Louis Marcoussis, Francis Rose, Francisco Riba-Rovira and Pierre Tal-Coat (in which her French poodle has a baboon-shaped head); monumental sculptures by Jacques Lipschitz and Jo Davidson; and photographs by Man Ray, Cecil Beaton, Carl Van Vechten and others.