Definitions

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  • adjective having hair that feels smooth

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The day that I picked out my tan and white puppy from a litter of 'terrier mixes' born in a southern shelter and imported north, I noticed that two of the four puppies were smooth-haired and lantern-jawed.

    How, In Writing One Good Dog , I Inadvertently Became a Pit Bull Advocate

  • Her daughter's long-haired dachshund loves treats and her smooth-haired fox terrier likes anything she can push around, Belanger said.

    Santa Favors Dogs Over Cats

  • The day that I picked out my tan and white puppy from a litter of 'terrier mixes' born in a southern shelter and imported north, I noticed that two of the four puppies were smooth-haired and lantern-jawed.

    Susan Wilson: How, In Writing One Good Dog , I Inadvertently Became a Pit Bull Advocate

  • I feel it yet when I think of Thor -- a big, fine, smooth-haired dog -- uttering his plaintive howls on the march, a thing one never hears a dog do while working.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • Original Tony, you sorry, ignorant dolt: look at a light-skinned, brown-haired Ashkenazi Jew; then look at a light-skinned, dark-haired Bene Romi from central Italy; then look at a tanned, curly-haired Sephardi from (originally) Iraq; then look at a negro Falasha Jew from Ethiopia; then at a brown-skinned, smooth-haired Cochin Jew from southern India; and explain, if you can, how these are all from one race.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • My mechanic has a Vizsla, a nice smooth-haired hunting dog.

    I've never had a dog.

  • I have a mini-dachsie, too, but mine is a smooth-haired one.

    One Week to Go

  • We have a curly-haired Jack Russell terrier named Tess, and the fragrant Mr. Ford, who has two smooth-haired fox terriers of his own, scooped her up in his arms and gave her a good nuzzle.

    Fordgate, Abramoffgate, Godfathergate, Quailgate, and Tessiegate ...

  • Bobbie caught at the place where the bark came from, and her hands met on the fat back of a smooth-haired dog.

    The Railway Children

  • The head which emerged was the blonde, well brushed, smooth-haired head which is common in the English constabulary, but the face was terribly pale.

    The Man Who Was Thursday

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