Definition of Tibetan mastiff in English:

Tibetan mastiff

Line breaks: Ti|bet¦an mas|tiff


  • An animal of a breed of large black-and-tan dog with a thick coat and drop ears.
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    • In order to turbocharge the Akita's aggressiveness, it was crossbred with Tibetan mastiffs and Great Danes.
    • In the dog shows in Delhi, the Tibetan mastiff, the Lhasa Apso and the Rampur hound are, very often, the stars.
    • A fearsome Tibetan mastiff stands guard outside a dwelling while a smaller dog is ready to sound the alarm indoors if anyone is clever enough or lucky enough to slip past the mastiff.

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