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(Breeds) informal a Pekingese dog
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(ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnis; esp. for 2-5 also ˌpi kɪŋˈiz, -ˈis)

also Pe•kin•ese

(ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnis)

n., pl. -ese for 1,4,
adj. n.
1. one of a Chinese breed of small dogs having a long, silky coat and a flat, wrinkled muzzle.
a. the Mandarin dialect of Beijing.
3. a native or inhabitant of Beijing.
4. of or pertaining to Beijing or its inhabitants.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peke - a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzlePeke - a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
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[piːk] Npequinés/esa m/f
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Sabi ng cashier namin 'Sandali, peke 'yan',' Garcia added.
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I'm a cat lover, but I fell in love with these dogs, especially the Peke, Li-Chee.
She recommended that we take the Peke off of her food and give her cooked rice with a scrambled egg and a little bit of meat juice or bouillon with a good balanced vitamin supplement for dogs mixed in.
Brie Spangler's PEG LEG PEKE (9780375848889, $15.99) tells of a fun Pekinese pup with a missing leg who imagines he's a pirate with a peg leg.
The "Peke" is a small dog with a broad head and a short face.
This was the same Peter Purvis, mind you, who loves Pekingese ('What a beautiful Peke,' he purred during judging for the Toy Dogs.) Now, I'd like to see a wheezing Pekingese try and leap a fence, any fence.
A few months before Patrick Thursfield's death, Mercedes Guitta, accompanied by Charlie the Peke, finally left the hotel, 'Guitta's', which she had run for 49 years, after succeeding her father.
Bert, 49, told the Sunday Mail that the surgery was necessary to correct a problem with the champion Peke's breathing after he had a throat infection and would not have affected his looks.
89) Howr father has ressauyd a letter frome yow wherby he wndyrstond of the salle: ij sarpellys and a peke. (RCII 117: 513)