Definition of keeshond in English:

Share this entry

keeshond

Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪshɒnd/

noun

Image of keeshond
A dog of a Dutch breed with long thick grey hair, resembling a large Pomeranian.
Example sentences
  • Ehlers and her crisis-response dog Tikva, also a keeshond, were called to New York by the American Red Cross.
  • We are a small family run kennel in the Midlands showing and breeding Keeshonds.

Origin

1920s: Dutch, from Kees (pet form of the given name Cornelius) + hond 'dog'.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.