Definition of St Bernard

1. Noun. A Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog.

Exact synonyms: Saint Bernard
Generic synonyms: Working Dog



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Lexicographical Neighbors of St Bernard

St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas a Becket
St. Thomas and Principe
St. Valentine's Day
St. Vincent
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Vitus
St. Vitus' dance
St. Vitus dance
St1C1 N-hydroxyarylamine sulfotransferase
StAX
StE
St Albans
St Andrews
St Andrews's cross
St Bernard (current term)
St George's Channel
St Giles' Greek
St Helens
St Ignatius' bean
St James's
St James's Palace
St John
St John's Day
St John's Eve
St John's Night
St John's bread
St John's wort
St John's wort family
St Joseph

Literary usage of St Bernard

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1862)
"To admire or despise St. Bernard as he ought, the reader, like myself, ... St. Bernard would blush at the pomp of the church and monastery; he would ask for ..."

2. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... the tumults of Rome provoked a general indignation ; and, in a letter to his disciple Eugenius the Third, St. Bernard, with the sharpness of his wit and ..."

3. Switzerland: And the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"... enclosed by snow-clad peaks (from which point the Hospice of St. Bernard is ... where the road to the Little St. Bernard diverges to the SW Near the hot ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The Austrians, who never dreamt that any considerable force could descend into Italy by the high passes of the Great and the Little St Bernard, ..."

5. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1899)
"Travellers with luggage, who wish to cross the St. Bernard without stopping ... The Great St. Bernard Route, though less attractive than most of the other ..."

6. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1897)
"The Great St. Bernard Route, though less attractive than most of the other Alpine ... The St. Bernard road leads through the deep ravine of the Drance, ..."

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