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

  • n. A Welsh corgi.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A breed of small dog having short legs and fox-like features.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a foxlike head.

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

  • n. either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head

Etymologies

Welsh : cor, dwarf + ci, dog.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Welsh corgi, a compound of cor ("dwarf") and ci ("dog"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • *snort*

    February 8, 2015

  • I'm not sure, but the internet has a lot of nice pictures that go along with 'two corgis deep'

    February 6, 2015

  • cardigan or welsh?

    February 6, 2015

  • “the snow is now two corgis deep.” - spotted on Twitter.

    February 5, 2015

  • 1926 Bulletin 25 Nov. 9/4 One little dog about a foot high..a brown Welsh corgi.

    June 18, 2008

  • welsh "dog"

    June 22, 2007