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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As her 90th birthday approaches, the Queen is less likely to be spotted out hunting but she still enjoys walking her beloved Pembroke Welsh corgis.
The number of Pembroke Welsh Corgis has increased by 50% during the same period.
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