Welsh corgi


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Welsh corgi

n. pl. Welsh cor·gis
A dog of either of two breeds, the Pembroke Welsh corgi and the Cardigan Welsh corgi, originally developed in Wales to drive cattle and having a long body, short legs, and a foxlike head.

Welsh corgi

n
(Breeds) another name for corgi

Welsh′ cor′gi


n.
either of two Welsh breeds of dogs having short legs, erect ears, and a foxlike head, one breed (Cardigan) having slightly rounded ears and a long tail and the other (Pembroke) having pointed ears and a short or docked tail.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Welsh corgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like headWelsh corgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
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"
Pembroke, Pembroke Welsh corgi - the smaller and straight-legged variety of corgi having pointed ears and a short tail
Cardigan Welsh corgi, Cardigan - slightly bowlegged variety of corgi having rounded ears and a long tail
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