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.
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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, ..."