carriage dog


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Related to carriage dog: Old English mastiff

carriage dog

n.

carriage dog

n
(Breeds) a former name for Dalmatian
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Noun1.carriage dog - a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spotscarriage dog - a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
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"
liver-spotted dalmatian - a brown-spotted dalmatian
References in classic literature ?
So, Bella and the fowls, by the united energies of two horses, two men, four wheels, and a plum-pudding carriage dog with as uncomfortable a collar on as if he had been George the Fourth, were deposited at the door of the parental dwelling.
the Dalmatian has had many names over the years, including the English Coach Dog, the Carriage Dog, the Plum Pudding Dog and the Fire House Dog.
The pony, fresh from the Lampeter Spring Show the day before, when he was fifth in his class, was unhurt and able to lead the pony section of the rally up the steep hill out of the village, with both Lester and co-driver Rhian Jones in the carriage, with Buttons, the Dalmatian carriage dog, in tow.