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n. pl. kees·hon·den (-hôn′dən) or kees·honds
A dog of a medium-sized breed originating in the Netherlands, having a thick gray, black, and white coat and a plumed tail carried over the back.
n, pl -honds or -honden (-ˌhɒndən)
(Breeds) a breed of dog of the spitz type with a shaggy greyish coat and tightly curled tail, originating in Holland
[C20: from Dutch, probably from Kees nickname for Cornelis Cornelius, from Latin + hond hound1]
n., pl. -hon•den (-ˌhɒn dən)
any of a Dutch breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick black-tipped gray coat, a foxlike head, and a tail carried over the back.
[1925–30; < Dutch, probably =Kees (shortening of proper name Cornelius) + hond dog; see hound]