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Bouvier des Flandres

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dog of a large breed developed in Belgium for herding cattle, having a thick, fawn to black coat.

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  • noun rough-coated breed used originally in Belgium for herding and guarding cattle

Etymologies

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

[French : bouvier, cowherd + des, of + Flandres, Flanders.]

Examples

  • That particular hound was a Bouvier des Flandres, which is described by the American Kennel Club as having a "notably rugged appearance."

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  • That particular hound was a Bouvier des Flandres, which is described by the American Kennel Club as having a "notably rugged appearance."

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  • I'm talking about "Bouvie," a black-dark gray, Dutch-bred Bouvier des Flandres, who was born to "royalty" in Europe with the official name, Tynan Inca van de Duca Vallei.

    Alex Pattakos: Bouvie And Me: Things I Learn From My Dog

  • STANLEY: This is a Bouvier des Flandres from Belgium, but I want to make it very clear to people that it's not this particular breed, because even cats can do this -- even cats.

    CNN Transcript Apr 4, 2002

  • Merv Griffin brought his Bouvier des Flandres, Keesh, and because Merv raised quarter horses, we brought in a prize quarterhorse stallion, as well as a mare with her ten-week-old colt.

    Here We Go Again

  • Mogul-to-be Merv Griffin with “Keesh,” his Bouvier des Flandres.

    Here We Go Again

  • A chest of drawers, say, or an excitable Bouvier des Flandres.

    The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza

  • Golden retrievers and boxers are known to have high rates of cancer (50 and 44 percent of deaths, respectively), but the researchers found that the Bouvier des Flandres has am even higher death rate from cancer (47 percent) than the boxer.

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • Gracie is a 9-year-old, 120-pound Belgian cattle-herding dog - a Bouvier des Flandres, to be precise - although no cattle graze at the Moore place.

    The Seattle Times

  • A large Bouvier des Flandres, answered to the name 'Lucky,' arrived and left Washington before the ink dried on his dog license application.

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