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?
Molnar, who was registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and advertised as a 'mobile vet',' was brought to justice when a retired teacher from Renfrewshire, Scotland, turned detective after she bought a dachshund puppy called Janet from him for PS700.
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A lively dachshund, mischievious cat and their human siblings and parents star in a new book by Kathleen Chamberlin released by Dog Ear Publishing.
It was Hong Kong's first "sausage walk", emulating popular mass dachshund get-togethers in Britain.
Three-year-old dachshund Cookie ran off at Kissock Forest, near Beeswing, on January 12.
My Uncle Larry texted asking where he could get a dachshund puppy, and I thought that within a few days I would have one for him.
The walk was held at Ogmore-by-Sea and the fun day also saw sausage dogs competing for titles including the best-dressed dachshund, waggiest tail and cutest puppy.
THE owner of dachshund dogs and puppies worth PS20,000 which were stolen from a house in Swansea said she has received a phone call demanding a ransom.
4 CERAMIC DACHSHUND, TK MAXX I would really love a dachshund dog and have collected lots of dachshund bits and bobs over the years.