Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large, slender hunting dog having long, thick hair, a pointed muzzle, and drooping ears.

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Examples

  • There are numerous parallels between the end of the Roman Empire and the path the 226-year-old American republic is now on.

    Decline and Fall of the American Empire

  • The statement gave few further details, but a person familiar with the matter confirmed that the review would examine News International publications, including the 226-year-old Times, its sister-publication the Sunday Times, and The Sun, Britain's biggest-selling daily.

    Default- News - USATODAY.com

  • LONDON - The banner headline in Saturday's editions of the Times of London read "Day of Atonement," and it was all the more striking for the fact that it ran in the 226-year-old newspaper, the flagship of the print empire in

    NYT > Home Page

  • The 226-year-old Times has acknowledged that a former reporter tried to intercept emails in 2009 to unmask an anonymous policeman who blogged as NightJack.

    www.startribune.com

  • Now, it's on to restoring the east tower of the 226-year-old Roman Catholic church, which is still an active parish for southern Arizona's Tohono O'odham Indians.

    DailyHerald.com > News

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