Great Dane

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Great Dane

n.
A dog of a breed developed in northern Europe to hunt boars, having a tall muscular body, a narrow head, and a short smooth coat.

Great Dane

n
(Breeds) one of a very large powerful yet graceful breed of dog with a short smooth coat

Great′ Dane′


n.
one of a breed of very large, powerful shorthaired dogs with a long, square muzzle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Great Dane - very large powerful smooth-coated breed of dogGreat Dane - very large powerful smooth-coated breed of dog
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Translations
granddanois
dänische DoggeDeutsche Dogge
alano alemándogo alemándogo danésgran danés
dogue allemand
דני ענק
グレート・デーン
vokiečių dogas
dinamarquêsdogue alemãogigante dinamarquês
大丹狗
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Fine, we thought, that won't be a problem - until we saw him - a huge black dog which looked like a German Mastiff on steroids.
The Germans created a dog school run by Margarethe Schmitt in the 1930s, hoping to use the German mastiffs alongside the SS to guard concentration camps and therefore free up officers.