Definitions

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  • n. A class of toy dogs with curly or wavy hair and long curled tails.
  • n. a Bichon Frisé.

Etymologies

From French bichon. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For example, small breeds such as bichon frises or poodles have fewer lifetime ailments.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Breeds include the Chihuahua, dachshund, Boston terrier, shih tzu, bichon frise, miniature pinscher and the xolo, a Mexican hairless dog.

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  • If you have an educational blog on Schishons, a shitsu and bichon dog mix, you could provide information about:

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  • If we got another dog, should we get another bichon?

    OMG

  • Dennis Fath, a homeowner near the suburb of Schaumburg, Ill., said Rocky, his 10-pound bichon frise, was killed by a coyote in 2009.

    Coyotes Establish Residency in Chicago

  • California Rep. Jerry Lewis, the top Republican on the Appropriations Committee, hates to go anywhere without Bruin, a bichon-poodle mix.

    On Capitol Hill, Anything Goes

  • Senate Budget Chairman Kent Conrad, a North Dakota Democrat, takes his white bichon frise with him not only to the office, but also into the Capitol for floor votes.

    On Capitol Hill, Anything Goes

  • A bichon frise and a terrier-poodle mix are in the society's custody, and an investigation is pending.

    D.C. Animal Watch

  • I'm no diplomatic expert, and the president seldom seeks my counsel before making key decisions -- I would have recommended a bichon frise for Sasha and Malia -- but how hard is this one to figure out?

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • Ever since Goody, our twelve-year-old bichon frise, was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, I have been compelled by pity and fear to do his bidding.

    Knowing Jesse

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