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
References in classic literature ?
The collie and the fox terriers became frantic with delirious joy, and while the wolf hounds and the great Dane were not a whit less delighted at the return of their master their greetings were of a more dignified nature.
Byline: Jan Molby ANFIELD'S GREAT DANE WRITES FOR THE ECHO
POLICE are trying to track down the owner of this Great Dane.
GREAT Dane Major, who is in the running to be named the tallest dog in the world, has met up with Britain's smallest dog - Chihuahua Disney.
GINO the great dane has proved he's top dog by going as a novice to Crufts and coming back a winner.
But the great Dane reminded him that United had to negotiate a bumpy road on their way to the club's treble-winning pinnacle in 1999.
A MAN WALKING a Great Dane was threatened with a pole by the owner of a smaller dog after the two pets had fought.
ONE of the UK's smallest men, James Lusted of Old Colwyn met up with Neil Fingleton, the UK' s tallest man yesterday to take Ruach the great dane and Pickle the chihuahua for a walk in London's Green Park.
A GREAT DANE cross breed which has been held in a Nicosia pound since June has been saved from being euthanized as a social media appeal has raised enough funds to send him to the UK.
ADOPTING a deaf Great Dane is not a decision to be taken lightly but dog lovers Alan Paxton and Lyndsey O'Hara were convinced they were the right people for the job.
Jayne, who has two Great Danes, Jester, four, and two-year-old Horace, said: "I am part of The Great Dane Owners Forum and we often organise walks around the area.