Definition of Leonberg
1. Noun. A large dog (usually with a golden coat) produced by crossing a St Bernard and a Newfoundland.
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Literary usage of Leonberg
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1. Newfoundland: the Oldest British Colony: Its History, Its Present Condition by Moses Harvey, Joseph Hatton (1883)
"Within the last four or five years the celebrated Leonberg dog has been ... The Leonberg is the result of a skilful crossing of the St. Bernard with the ..."
2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1899)
"She remained in her native country; and lived the next three years, according to her Son's counsel, with Luise in the little village of Leonberg, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"His father, the Lutheran clergyman at Leonberg, waa convinced of the immortality of the soul by spiritualism, and was deprived of his living in consequence ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"His father was pastor at Leonberg, and subsequently prelate at Maul- bronn. Friedrich entered the university of Tubingen in 1790, and studied philosophy ..."