American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small dog of a breed developed in Germany for hunting badgers and having a long body, a usually shorthaired brown or black and brown coat, drooping ears, and very short legs.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The German badger-dog; a breed of short-legged, long-bodied dogs used to draw or bait badgers.
- n. A certain breed of dog having short legs and a long trunk, including miniature, long-haired, and short-haired varieties.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) 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.
- 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
- German Dachs ("badger") + Hund ("dog") (Wiktionary)
- German : Dachs, badger (from Middle High German dahs, from Old High German) + Hund, dog (from Middle High German hunt, from Old High German). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“My almost 19 year old dachshund is used to traveling with me and does not need any tranquillizer.”
“Edward is a dachshund, which is sometimes referred to as a sausage or wiener dog.”
“Dogs of every description from the poodle to the St. Bernard and from the wolfhound to the half-breed dachshund, which is half German and half Bolshevik and looks the part.”
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“- One ounce of cheddar cheese fed to a dachshund is the equivalent of an average woman eating two and a half hamburgers”
“Until the other day, it never occurred to me that "dachshund" was any different.”
“One of the boarders was telling a story in which a "dachshund" figured.”
“It’s raining here this morning, just a light rain instead of the toad strangler we had two days ago, and mercifully no lightning — our dachshund is a huge baby during storms.”
“Enjoy fun contests such as dachshund races, bier barrel bowling, a German Idol yodeling contest, a German spelling bee and more. venue.”
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