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pin·scher

 (pĭn′shər)
n.
Any of several breeds of dog originally developed in Europe, especially the Doberman pinscher.
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pinscher

(ˈpɪnʃə)
n
(Animals) another name for Doberman pinscher
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Dobermann, pinscher - Dobermanns are named for German dog breeder Ludwig Dobermann; pinscher means "terrier" in German.
See also related terms for terrier.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinscher - any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually croppedpinscher - any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped
guard dog, watchdog - a dog trained to guard property
Doberman, Doberman pinscher - medium large breed of dog of German origin with a glossy black and tan coat; used as a watchdog
miniature pinscher - small German version of a Doberman pinscher
affenpinscher, monkey dog, monkey pinscher - European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle
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Nikola Roe's miniature pinscher Diddy was taken from her Berkshire home last August.
According to the decision, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has prohibited the import of breeds such as Pitbull, Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, Mastiff, Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, Japanese Tosa, Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, Presa Canario, Boxer, Boerboel, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Anatolian Karabash, Great Dane and any mixed breed of the above mentioned dogs.
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The memoir thrives on unexpected and vital imagery: her father an "intermittent pulse of images held under water," their Doberman pinscher pawing "the seam at the back door," and people praying in tongues "woven through like silver through silk."
On February 6, 2017, at 11pm the Nicosia mother, 42, visited her neighbour in a drunken state to settle the issue of the neighbour's miniature pinscher dog, which had reportedly bitten her 10-year-old child the night before and many times before that.
Helen Redmill, 51, and her husband, Mike from Rhyl were leaving the campsite to take their two pets for a walk with their daughter and grandchildren when a German Pinscher ran from a nearby caravan and attacked their dog.
South African national Jade said he was here with his fiance to adopt a dog that could serve as a companion to their Miniature Pinscher named Zaola.
They'll be sharing their home with a tiny Chipin - a Chihuahua and Miniature Pinscher cross - that Tom was spotted taking for a walk.
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