poodle dog

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Noun1.poodle dog - an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clippedpoodle dog - 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
References in classic literature ?
And when he had spoken these words, the old man was changed into a poodle dog, and had a gold collar round his neck, and the cooks were ordered to bring up some live coals, and these he ate, until the flames broke forth from his throat.
Presently a vagrant poodle dog came idling along, sad at heart, lazy with the summer softness and the quiet, weary of captivity, sigh- ing for change.
But a finely curled and scented poodle dog frisked up and nipped the calf of my leg just then, and before I had time to think, I had soused him to the bottom of the tank, and when I saw a servant coming with a pitcher I went off and left the pup trying to climb out and not succeeding very well.
He loved tinkering in his out building on his cars and cherished his 1960 Oldsmobile Super 88, in addition to his standard poodle dog, Abbey.
Poodle Dog Productions is the creator of the award winning "Flying Poodles A Christmas Story.
Anne Marie Howells, 29, of Caerau Park Crescent, Caerau, Cardiff, was fined pounds 100 and ordered to pay pounds 215 costs for causing unnecessary suffering to a poodle dog.
Van Hooijdonk's surly moaning, Cadete's bouts of depression and poodle dog haircut,di Canio's erratic temperament and golden boots created levels of entertainment that may never return to Scottish football.
Of course, the traditional costumes - witch, scarecrow, tuxedo, bride and cheerleader (with pompoms) - are available, as are deluxe outfits for dressing up as a football player (with helmet and fake hands), a '50s poodle dog (for those canines with age and species confusion) and Elvis, in a white jumpsuit with gold trim and paws dangling from the front of the cape, holding a guitar.