Definition of Briard

1. Noun. Old French breed of large strong usually black dogs having a long tail and long wavy and slightly stiff coat.

Generic synonyms: Sheep Dog, Sheepdog, Shepherd Dog



Definition of Briard

1. Noun. An ancient French breed of sturdy, rough-coated dogs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Briard

1. a large dog [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Briard

brewsterite
brewsters
brey
breyde
breyed
breying
breys
brezilin
brezinaite
brianite
brianroulstonite
brianyoungite
briar pipe
briard (current term)
briards
briared
briarroot
briarroots
briars
briartite
briarwood
briarwoods
bribable
bribe
bribeable
bribed
bribee

Literary usage of Briard

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1. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1898)
"27, 1727 Joshua Dolbee & Abigail Chub Jan. 4, 1727 John Briggs & Margaret Calef Jan. 6, 1727 Wm. \Vaine of Boston & Mary briard of Portsmouth Jan. ..."

2. A Handbook of Modern French Sculpture by Daniel Cady Eaton (1913)
"She died in 1596, was buried at Cadillac near Bordeaux and briard was instructed to build over her remains as sumptuous a tomb as art could produce. ..."

3. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Joseph Warren Chapman (1904)
"22 y., d. Joseph and Elizabeth, Apr. 4, 1845.• William, and Annis briard, int. Dec. 16, 1809. William F., and Mary Gale, Mar. 4, 1840. ..."

4. Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Lynn (Mass.), Lynn (Mass (1906)
"14, briard (see also Bryant), Elizabeth, and Daniel Billings, Dec. 2S, 1834.* Moses, and Sarah Grant, Aug. 31, 1823.* Moses, and Hannah Chapman, Feb. ..."

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