Definitions

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

  • adj. Having a coat of short hair. Used of animals.

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  • adj. Having short hair.

Etymologies

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short +‎ haired

Examples

  • On Wednesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported the first confirmed case of H1N1 in a house pet, a 13-year-old domestic shorthaired cat.

    I Can Has Swine Flu: H1N1 Virus Infected Pet Cat

  • I've trained German shorthaired pointers for hunting and field trials for almost six years.

    The Collar Debate: Pinch vs.

  • Andy Sumners, a West Village resident shopping for a cat, may have had a different opinion as he stroked Tess, the five-month-old black and white domestic, shorthaired kitten.

    Cat Brigade on Wheels

  • A puckish, Harvard-educated New Englander who moved to California in his 20s, Mr. Adams lives in a pink stucco home in north Berkeley, Calif., with his wife, photographer Deborah O'Grady, and begins each morning by taking his German shorthaired pointer, Eloise, out for at least an hour-long walk in Tilden Park.

    Busting Out of Musical Lockdown

  • Ms. Moore, who was often seen walking her shorthaired pointer through the streets of Alexandria, remained active until the final week of her life, when she catered a large event in Alabama.

    Mary Moore, caterer to Supreme Court and Old Town, dies at 62

  • Zappia and Priori have said they were walking the dogs — Mika, a two-year-old husky, and Azzurro, a three-year-old German shorthaired pointer — off-leash in a wooded area behind the Emerald Links golf course when the dogs caught sight of a deer and chased after it.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • When the shorthaired Alysia reached the other side, her hair turned light brown, as did the longhaired Alysia, and then their hair returned to white and light blue.

    Arcana Magi - c.8: Realization

  • Just today, I talked with a woman about Jake, her fifteen-month-old German shorthaired pointer, who had been barking and snapping at people.

    30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog

  •       Megumi looked at Alysia as the shorthaired girl rocked back and forth on her heels.

    Arcana Magi Zero - v.3: It's So Wonderful, It's So Beautiful

  • Megumi looked over at Alysia, as the shorthaired girl paid no attention to what she said.

    Arcana Magi Zero - v.3: It's So Wonderful, It's So Beautiful

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