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dachshund


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dachshund  \Dachs"hund`\,  n.  [G.,  from  dachs  badger  +  hund  dog.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dachshund 
  n  :  small  long-bodied  short-legged  German  breed  of  dog  having  a 
  short  sleek  coat  and  long  drooping  ears;  suited  for 
  following  game  into  burrows  [syn:  {dachsie},  {badger  dog}] 




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