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(ˈʃiːˈtsuː) or


(Breeds) a small dog of a breed derived from crossing the Pekingese and the Tibetan apso. It has a long straight dense coat and carries its tail curled over its back
[from Chinese, literally: lion]
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Noun1.shih-tzu - a Chinese breed of small dog similar to a PekingeseShih-Tzu - a Chinese breed of small dog similar to a Pekingese
toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
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