guard dog

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

guard′ dog`

or guard′dog`,

a large aggressive dog trained to guard persons or property; watchdog.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guard dog - a dog trained to guard propertyguard dog - a dog trained to guard property  
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
kuvasz - long-established Hungarian breed of tall light-footed but sturdy white dog; used also as a hunting dog
attack dog - a watchdog trained to attack on command
housedog - a dog trained to guard a house
schipperke - breed of small stocky black dogs originally used as watchdogs on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium
pinscher - any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

guard dog

ncane m da guardia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
NEW YORK Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season.
SOCCER star Jamie Vardy has a new wag in his life - a designer guard dog to protect his family and home.
Wesley replaces Jack DeMao as the top executive for Electric Guard Dog LLC, the company said in a news release.
A PENSIONER living in a makeshift caravan inside a compound of metal shipping containers has denied his guard dog bit a man.
Part of the guard dog training involves a member of staff wearing heavy protective clothing to come forward waving a make-believe machete.
A working guard dog needs good nutrition in order to do his job well.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 7, 2016-Electric Guard Dog Acquires Electric Security Fencing Provider Perimeter Security Systems
To conclude the first test, I shot a Federal 165-grain Guard Dog round into the first wall.
EDyRNE (CyHAN)- A man who was caught on surveillance camera shooting to death a guard dog at a construction site in Turkey's western province of Edirne had been fined TL 1,002 by authorities.
Msida, Malta, February 18, 2015 --( Affiliate Cruise, the affiliate program for innovative new online and mobile casino operator Casino Cruise, has attained platinum certification by igaming community Affiliate Guard Dog.