HyperDic: working_dog

English > 1 sense of the expression working dog:
NOUNanimalworking dogany of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
English > working dog: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs.
NarrowerEskimo dog, huskyBreed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog
Great DaneVery large powerful smooth-coated breed of dog
Saint Bernard, St BernardA Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog
SennenhundeAny of four Swiss breeds
boxerA breed of stocky medium-sized short-haired dog with a brindled coat and square-jawed muzzle developed in Germany
bull mastifflarge powerful breed developed by crossing the bulldog and the mastiff
bulldog, English bulldogA sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw
guide dogA dog trained to guide the blind
hearing dogdog trained to assist the deaf by signaling the occurrence of certain sounds
mastiffAn old breed of powerful deep-chested smooth-coated dog used chiefly as a watchdog and guard dog
police dogAny dog trained to assist police especially in tracking
seizure-alert dogA dog that can alert or assist people with seizure disorders
shepherd dog, sheepdog, sheep dogAny of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
sled dog, sledge dogA dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team
watchdog, guard dogA dog trained to guard property
Broaderdog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisA member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
Spanishperro de trabajo

©2001-21 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict