American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a breed of swift, short-haired dog developed in England for racing, resembling the greyhound but smaller.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of dog, in breed between a greyhound and a spaniel.
- n. A breed of dog, similar to a small greyhound, originating in Britain and bred for racing.
- n. A whippit.
- n. small slender dog of greyhound type developed in England
- Probably from whip. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A whippet is a cookie that is only made in Montreal.”
“LONDON - A study has found that pet dogs can cost a huge amount of money, like the whippet, which is the most expensive breed of dog, costing its owner a staggering 66,000 pounds in its lifetime.”
““A whippet is a dog that’s shy and sensitive at first,” Liberty told him, “but gets braver and is really loyal to its friends.””
“The whippet-thin Mr. Callas, whose visually oriented brand of humor included celebrity impressions, was a regular guest on TV variety and talk shows in the 1960s and '70s including "The Merv Griffin Show," Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show" and the "Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts.”
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“The shuttered interior in Freud's house in Notting Hill was recorded in several large paintings, one now in a Dallas museum: a long-time friend, Francis Wyndham, sits reading in the foreground, whippet at his feet, and in the space beyond, a hybrid Jerry Hall/David Dawson nurses her son.”
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