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

  • Spitz, Mark Born 1950. American swimmer who won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic games, the most ever won by an athlete at a single Olympics. He won 11 medals at the 1972 and 1976 games, setting a record for Olympic swimmers that was later tied by Matt Biondi.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spitz-dog.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail


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