dachshund


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dachs·hund

 (däk′sənd, -sənt, däks′ho͝ont′)
n.
A dog of a small breed developed in Germany for hunting badgers, having a long body, a brown or black-and-brown coat, drooping ears, and very short legs. Dachshunds are bred in long-haired, smooth-coat, wire-haired, and miniature varieties, sometimes considered separate breeds.

[German : Dachs, badger (from Middle High German dahs, from Old High German; see teks- in Indo-European roots) + Hund, dog (from Middle High German hunt, from Old High German; see kwon- in Indo-European roots).]

dachshund

(ˈdæksˌhʊnd; German ˈdakshʊnt)
n
(Breeds) a long-bodied short-legged breed of dog. Also called: teckel
[C19: from German, from Dachs badger + Hund dog, hound1]

dachs•hund

(ˈdɑksˌhʊnt, -ˌhʊnd, -ənd, ˈdæks-, ˈdæʃ-)

n.
one of a German breed of dogs having very short legs, a long body and ears, and a usu. reddish brown or black-and-tan coat.
[1840–50; < German, =Dachs badger + Hund dog]

dachshund

- German for "badger hound," from its original breeding purpose to pursue a badger (etc.) that has taken refuge in a burrow.
See also related terms for pursuit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dachshund - small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping earsdachshund - small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
sausage dog, sausage hound - informal term
Translations
كَلْب صَغير ذو أرْجُل قَصيرَه
jezevčík
gravhund
melhundo
mäyräkoira
tacskó
greifingjahundur
taksas
taksis
jazvečík
jazbečar
tax
zağar

dachshund

[ˈdækshʊnd] Nperro m salchicha

dachshund

[ˈdækshʊnd] n (= dog) → teckel m

dachshund

nDackel m, → Dachshund m (rare)

dachshund

[ˈdækshʊnd] nbassotto

dachshund

(ˈdӕkshund) , ((American) ˈda:ks-) noun
a type of small dog with a long body and very short legs.
References in classic literature ?
I'm offering 60 to 1 that Westward Ho wins out by the length of a dachshund."
Of me the Courtiers took no notice whatever: but Sylvie and Bruno were the subject of many inquisitive looks, and many whispered remarks, of which I only distinctly caught one--made by a sly-looking Dachshund to his friend "Bah wooh wahyah hoobah Oobooh, hah bah?" ("She's not such a bad-looking Human, is she?")
More than 77,000 people have signed a petition started by a heartbroken pet owner whose Dachshund was mauled to death by three "out of control" dogs.
KIDAPAWAN CITY - One of two Dachshund hounds was killed after they fought off a cobra that tried to attack their owner's one-year old son at their residence in Barangay Lanao here, Friday afternoon.
On Saturday, August 17, Revolution on St Peter's Square will be taken over by the dachshund Pup Up Cafe, which will host up to 50 dogs and their owners.
Having proved popular in other cities across the UK, the Dachshund Cafe headed to Tyneside for a big pop-up event at Revolucion de Cuba.
A dachshund cafe staged in Broad Street attracted dozens of dogs being shown off by their proud owners.
I watched the docu with a dachshund, realizing she could have ended up like one of the dogs in the film, but here she was, sitting in the lap (mine) of luxury.
But Konta bowled up to the post-match press conference in Birmingham with the new love of her life in her arms - 10-month-old Dachshund Bono, named after the U2 rock legend.
The Dachshund Diner was the first of its kind in the city, with similar gettogethers across the UK having previously sold out within minutes.
As a decent law-abiding dachshund of liberal outlook, I was disgusted by the caricature recently published in the New York Times showing the face of Benyamin Netanyahu on my body.
Sadly, the Dachshund Cafe will only be in the city for one day, so if you're a fan of the breed, make sure you're free on Saturday, June 23.