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|Noun||1.||toy dog - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets|
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
Chihuahua - an old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization
Japanese spaniel - breed of toy dogs originating in Japan having a silky black-and-white or red-and-white coat
Peke, Pekinese, Pekingese - a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
Shih-Tzu - a Chinese breed of small dog similar to a Pekingese
toy spaniel - a very small spaniel
toy terrier - a small active dog