Pekinese


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Pe·king·ese

 (pē′kĭng-ēz′, -ēs′) also Pe·kin·ese (pē′kə-nēz′, -nēs′)
n. pl. Pekingese also Pekinese
1. A native or resident of Peking (Beijing).
2. The Chinese dialect of Peking.
3. (pē′kə-nēz′) A dog of a small breed developed in China, having a flat nose, a long straight coat, and a tail that curls over the back.

Pe′king·ese′ adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pekinese - a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzlePekinese - a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
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Translations
pekinéz
pekingeser
kiinanpalatsikoira
pekinezer
北京の人
발바리
pekinges
หมาจู
chó Bắc Kinh

pekinese

[ˌpiːkɪˈniːz] pekingese Npequinés/esa m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Pekinese

[ˌpiːkɪˈniːz] n (= dog) → pékinois m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pekin(g)ese

n pl <-> (= dog)Pekinese m
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pekinese

[ˌpiːkɪˈniːz] n(cane) pechinese m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Pekinese

كَلْبٌ بِكِينِيّ pekinéz pekingeser Pekinese Πεκινουά pequinés kiinanpalatsikoira Pékinois pekinezer pechinese 北京の人 발바리 Pekinees pekingeser pekińczyk pequinês пекинес pekinges หมาจู Pekin köpeği chó Bắc Kinh 京巴狗
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References in periodicals archive ?
AHYPOCHONDRIAC Pekinese called Tricky-Woo, pregnant cows who needed a helping hand and cute calves all added to the gentle appeal of All Creatures Great and Small.
Second place went to Wild Thang, a Pekinese with beady eyes and a disturbing tongue, owned by Ann Lewis of Los Angeles.
Also on the bill were Paul Arland and his Magic Fish, impressionist Alan Rowe, Tony the Wonder Horse, comedian Harry Worth, Jill, Jill and Jill dancers and Betty Kaye and her Pekinese Pets - true variety.
These include Boston Terriers, French Bulldogs, Pugs, Pekinese and many more.
While they are bogged down in the minutiae of house conveyancing, I could be castrating a cat, spaying a springer spaniel or repairing a perineal hernia in a Pekinese.
Others include Jimmy the Flyman, who is said to haunt the areas above the stage, Gordon the old Stage Door keeper and, perhaps the most unusual spirit, a little Pekinese dog believed to be the dog that Rino Pepi brought here in 1907 who has been seen running around the theatre.
New archive discoveries have now shed light on its Pekinese dogs and other forgotten competitors A 100-YEAR-old trophy has been unearthed which sheds new light on the exotic attractions once offered by Llanrwst Rural Show.
The theft happened around midday on Saturday when Steven let the Pekinese dogs out while he was inside.
Also included along in "Killer's Law" are three of Hubbar's short story mysteries: 'They Killed Him Dead', in which a respected homicide detective solves a murder several times over, only to be proved wrong again and again, to the amusement of his fellow cops; 'Mad Dog Murder', the story of a patrol officer who dreams of joining the homicide squad, and finds that the ticket to advancement--and romance--may be a Pekinese dog; and 'The Blow Torch Murders', in which every criminal in town is eager to turn himself in...and the reason is a real killer.
Obviously there are health and safety issues, my pal accidentally left her Pekinese in the back seat once and the poor thing got jammed in the rear tubeage system.
The film does not pass judgement on such torture methods as waterboarding or sleep deprivation, or leaving detainees to hang suspended in chains, or alternatively squashed into a wooden crate which would prove crowded for a Pekinese or a Persian cat.