Definition of Spitz

1. Noun. Any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail.

Generic synonyms: Canis Familiaris, Dog, Domestic Dog
Specialized synonyms: Samoyed, Samoyede, Pomeranian, Chow, Chow Chow, Keeshond



Definition of Spitz

1. Noun. Any of several Nordic breeds of dog such as the Pomeranian or Samoyed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spitz

1. a dog having a heavy coat [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Spitz

1. 20th century U.S. Pathologist. See: Spitz nevus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spitz

spitting snake
spitting spider
spitting spiders
spittings
spittle
spittle insect
spittlebug
spittlebugs
spittles
spittly
spittoon
spittoons
spitty
spitwad
spitwads
spitz (current term)
spitz dog
spitzer
spitzers
spitzes
spiv
spiveries
spivery
spivias
spivs
spivveries
spivvery
spivvier
spivviest
spivvish

Literary usage of Spitz

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cases on Procedure, Annotated: Common Law Pleading by Edson Read Sunderland (1914)
"spitz. Supreme Court of Rhode Island. 1895. 19 Rhode Island, 70. Assumpsit on certain checks signed by defendants Adams & spitz. Certified from the common ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"spitz D€C, a small variety of the Pomeranian dog. ... The hair is long, espe- spitz Dog. cially on the head and neck, and varying from pure white, ..."

3. Bollettino della Società geologica italiana by Massimiliano Rinaldo Barchi, Simonetta Cirilli, Giorgio Minelli (1908)
"Muschelkalk inf. e il calcare del Monte spitz, ei numerosi assaggi fatti in diversi punti mostrarono sempre traccie di mineralizzazione. ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The hair is long, espe- spitz Dog. cially on the head and neck, and varying from pure white, which is most common, to cream color and occasionally jet-black ..."

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