Welsh corgi
noun Date: 1926 a short-legged long-backed dog with foxy head of either of two breeds of Welsh origin: a. Cardigan Welsh corgi b. Pembroke Welsh corgi

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  • Welsh Corgi — Cardigan Welsh corgi Country of origin Wales. Cardigan: Believed to have its origins in Roman Britain Pembroke: Believed to have been introduced to Wales by Flemish weavers in the Middle Ages Patronage Royal Dog of England, the favorite of Queen… …   Wikipedia

  • Welsh Corgi — Pembroke Espèce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Welsh corgi — [kôr′gē] n. [ WELSH + Welsh corgi < corr, dwarf + ci, dog] any member of either of two breeds of short legged dog with a foxlike head and erect ears, originally bred in Wales for herding cattle: the Cardigan Welsh corgi has a long tail; the… …   English World dictionary

  • Welsh Corgi — Welsh Cor|gi 〈[wɛ̣lʃ kɔ:gı] m.; od. s, s; Zool.〉 Angehöriger einer aus Wales stammenden Rasse von Zwergschäferhunden [<engl. welsh „walisisch“ + cor „Zwerg“ + ci „Hund“] * * * Welsh Corgi   [ welʃ kɔːgɪ], schon vor dem Jahre 1000 den Bauern… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Welsh Corgi — steht für: die Hunderasse Welsh Corgi Cardigan die Hunderasse Welsh Corgi Pembroke den gemeinsamen Namen beider oben genannter Hunderassen in der Zeit von 1925 bis 1934 Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Welsh corgi — one of either of two Welsh breeds of dogs having short legs, erect ears, and a foxlike head. Cf. Cardigan (def. 2), Pembroke (def. 3). [1925 30] * * * Either of two breeds of cattle dogs. The Cardigan Welsh corgi was developed from relatives of… …   Universalium

  • welsh corgi — Cualquiera de dos razas de perros pastores de ganado. El welsh corgi cardigan se desarrolló a partir de parientes del dachshund, que los celtas trajeron a Gales 1200 BC. El welsh corgi pembroke desciende de la raza de perros de trineo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Welsh corgi — noun either of two Welsh breeds of long bodied short legged dogs with erect ears and a fox like head • Syn: ↑corgi • Hypernyms: ↑dog, ↑domestic dog, ↑Canis familiaris • Hyponyms: ↑Pembroke, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welsh Corgi — Welsh Cor|gi 〈[wɛlʃ kɔ:gı] m.; Gen.: od. s, Pl.: s; Zool.〉 Angehöriger einer aus Wales stammenden Rasse von Zwergschäferhunden [Etym.: <engl. welsh »walisisch« + walisisch cor »Zwerg« + ci »Hund«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Welsh corgi — Welsh′ cor′gi n. dch either of two Welsh breeds of dogs having short legs, erect ears, and a foxlike head, one breed (Cardigan 2)) having slightly rounded ears and a long tail and the other(Pembroke) having pointed ears and a short or docked tail …   From formal English to slang

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