Definition of keeshond in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪshɒnd/


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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.


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

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