wirehaired
adjective Date: 1801 having a stiff wiry outer coat of hair <
a wirehaired dog
>
— compare rough, smooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wirehaired — /wuyeur haird /, adj. having coarse, stiff, wirelike hair. Also, wire haired. [1795 1805; WIRE + HAIRED] * * * …   Universalium

  • wirehaired — adj. having coarse fur (about dogs) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wirehaired — wire′haired or wire′ haired adj. having coarse, stiff, wirelike hair • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • wirehaired — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having a stiff wiry outer coat of hair used especially of a dog * * * /wuyeur haird /, adj. having coarse, stiff, wirelike hair. Also, wire haired. [1795 1805; WIRE + HAIRED] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wirehaired Vizsla — A Wirehaired Vizsla Other names Drótszőrű magyar vizsla, Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla Country of origin Hungary Traits …   Wikipedia

  • Wirehaired Pointing Griffon — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Sporting akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/wirehaired pointing griffon/index.cfm altname = Griffon d arrêt à poil dur Korthals Korthals Pointing Griffon Korthals Griffon ckcgroup = Group 1 Sporting Dogs ckcstd =… …   Wikipedia

  • wirehaired terrier — noun a terrier with wiry hair • Syn: ↑wirehair, ↑wire haired terrier • Hypernyms: ↑terrier • Hyponyms: ↑Lakeland terrier, ↑Welsh terrier * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • wirehaired pointing griffon — noun Date: 1929 any of a breed of dogs of Dutch origin that both hunt and retrieve and have a long head and a harsh wiry often chestnut or white and chestnut colored coat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wirehaired terrier — noun Date: circa 1837 wire fox terrier …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wirehaired pointing griffon — griffon2 (def. 2). [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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