Definition of Dachshund

1. Noun. Small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows.

Exact synonyms: Badger Dog, Dachsie
Generic synonyms: Hunting Dog
Specialized synonyms: Sausage Dog, Sausage Hound



Definition of Dachshund

1. n. One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired.

Definition of Dachshund

1. Noun. A certain breed of dog having short legs and a long trunk, including miniature, long-haired, and short-haired varieties. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dachshund

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Medical Definition of Dachshund

1. One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired. Origin: G, from dachs badger + hund dog. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Dachshund

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1. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1878)
"Dr. LJ Fitzinger, in his book on dogs, mentions twelve varieties of the dachshund, but it is generally believed that all but one of these are cross-bred. ..."

2. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"The points of the dachshund are as follows in numerical value and description. For much valuable information on this breed I am indebted to Dr. ..."

3. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"THE dachshund THE delightful fascination which the dachshund-fancier finds in this quaint, little " badger-dog" (to translate its name literally), ..."

4. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"... Used, Spoiled, and Rejected—"Toby" as a dachshund—Death of " Frau "—Keene's Technique —His Inventions and Creations—And what He Earned by Them—Charles ..."

5. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"CHAPTER XXIII THE dachshund BEWICK says that the Kibble-hound of his day was a ... Whether the dachshund is a Kibble-hound, or even what a Kibble-hound ..."

6. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1897)
"THE dachshund. WHETHER we shall ever get another dog from the Continent that, within so few years, has spread, multiplied, and become so much one of ..."

7. Hunting Dogs: Describes in a Practical Manner the Training, Handling by Oliver Hartley (1909)
"THE BEAGLE dachshund AND BASSET HOUNDS. "A few years ago I gave up the barge hound for the beagle hound, as I hunt rabbit a good deal now and I find it good ..."

8. The Complete Dog Book by William A. Bruette (1922)
"THE dachshund These long, low, and peculiarly-shaped dogs are the national dogs of Germany. They are classified with the hounds, but in reality are terriers ..."

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