Definition of Schipperke

1. Noun. Breed of small stocky black dogs originally used as watchdogs on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Generic synonyms: Guard Dog, Watchdog



Definition of Schipperke

1. Noun. A small breed of dog developed in Belgium, sometimes used as a watchdog on boats. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Schipperke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schipperke

schiffli
schilder syndrome
schilerization
schiller
schillerization
schillerizations
schillers
schilling
schilling test
schillings
schimmel
schimmels
schindyleses
schindylesis
schindyletic joint
schipperke (current term)
schipperkes
schirmerite
schisencephalic microcephaly
schisencephaly
schism
schisma
schismas
schismatic
schismatical
schismaticall
schismatically
schismatick
schismatics
schismatize

Literary usage of Schipperke

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1. The Complete Dog Book by William Arthur Bruette (1921)
"schipperke The schipperke comes from Belgium, where he is the popular watch ... The schipperke is always shown tailless. To be sure he is born with a tail ..."

2. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1894)
"THE schipperke. HERE is a quaint Dutch little dog which since its ... The schipperke ought to be born without a tail, or at any rate with a merely ..."

3. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"schipperke in the exalted position he now enjoys in the affection of English ... The English schipperke Club was founded in 1890, and the St. Hubert ..."

4. Tom Tug and Others: Sketches in a Domestic Menagerie by Alice Murray Dew-Smith (1898)
"If any one attempted to board the barge without leave he found he had a determined little gatekeeper to deal with, for the schipperke was little but fierce. ..."

5. A Manual of Toy Dogs: How to Breed, Rear, and Feed Them by Leslie Williams (1904)
"The schipperke Club, England, advances the following scale of points, and the Secretary is GH Killick, Esq., Moor House, Chorley, Lancashire. Head. ..."

6. C.S.R. Blue Book of Dogdom (1909)
"THE schipperke, TEDDY-ARE-R., ... abodes that the schipperke is "at home." It is from these surroundings that he takes his name, the "little skipper. ..."

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