badger dog
Dachshund Dachs"hund` (d[aum]ks"h[udd]nt`), n. [G., from dachs badger + hund dog.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also {badger dog}. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired. [1913 Webster]

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  • Badger dog — Badger Badg er, n. [OE. bageard, prob. fr. badge + ard, in reference to the white mark on its forehead. See {Badge},n.] 1. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus {Meles} or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • badger-dog — badgˈer dog noun The dachshund, a long bodied and short legged dog used in badger baiting • • • Main Entry: ↑badger …   Useful english dictionary

  • badger dog — noun small long bodied short legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows • Syn: ↑dachshund, ↑dachsie • Hypernyms: ↑hunting dog • Hyponyms: ↑sausage dog, ↑sausage hound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Badger-baiting — is a blood sport involving the baiting of badgers.BackgroundThe badger is a usually quiet and docile creature in its own domain; however, when cornered or when a threat is perceived it can possess impressive courage. Weighing up to thirty five… …   Wikipedia

  • Badger — Badg er, n. [OE. bageard, prob. fr. badge + ard, in reference to the white mark on its forehead. See {Badge},n.] 1. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus {Meles} or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and long… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Dog fighting — is a form of blood sport in which game dogs are made to fight, sometimes to the death. It is illegal in most developed countries. Dog fighting is used for entertainment and may also generate revenue from stud fees, admission fees and gambling.… …   Wikipedia

  • Badger — For other uses, see Badger (disambiguation). Badger European badger Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Badger (comics) — Superherobox| caption=Norbert Sykes as the Badger. Cover of Badger #25, published by First Comics comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=The Badger real name=Norbert Sykes species= Human publisher=IDW Publishing (current);Capitol Comics,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dog-baiting — For other uses, see Bait (disambiguation). Baiting or dog baiting most commonly refers to the act of setting game dogs against a chained or confined animal for sport. The dogs bite, and tear to subdue the opposing animal by incapacitating or… …   Wikipedia

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