American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Either of two breeds of shorthaired cats, characterized by a slender muscular body, large head, broad muzzle, and large round eyes.
- n. Any of several breeds of domestic cat that has relatively short hair, a slender body and large head
“I can have a shorthair that will retrieve a duck but I'm not dumb enough to suggest that my duck-hunting shorthair is the equal of a lab or chessie.”
“Mister B, a two-year-old intact male domestic shorthair cat, comes and goes as he pleases.”
“Mine was "Dutchess" a German shorthair pointer that was my hunting partner for 10 years.”
“And if a high-balling shorthair found himself commiserating with a laid-off human middle manager at a tavern, we had no reason to bat an eye at his world's inner logic.”
“Try to get a shorthair or a springer to sit and wait!”
“Here is "Lindy" my 8 week old german shorthair learning how to play w/her new toy, so caught up with eating her supper she forgot she was stuck in the middle of her ball.”
“My buddys german shorthair pointer was out trolling in the boat with us one day and as i was about to drop a rainbow coloured rapala into the water, the dog jumped up and took all three sets of treble hooks in the lips.”
“Our mastiff puppy now points chickens thanks to our shorthair puppy.”
“I remember the day I got home after being overseas for one year, Riffraff my Buddy a German shorthair went literally ballistic when he smelled where I walked into the back bedroom.”
“We had a chihuahua mix that ruled the roost over our English pointers, a German shorthair, and a doberman, among other.”
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