A dog of a breed with long, silky, erect hair and short legs.
- The dogs included shih-tzus, dachshunds, Lhasa apsos, bearded collies, corgis, chihuahuas, poodles, Pekinese and Yorkshire terriers.
- Various breeds of pedigree dogs, including miniatures shih-tzus and Lhasa apsos, dachshunds, bearded collies and a corgi were recovered.
- Instead, a shih-tzu pokes his bow-topped head in.
1920s: from Chinese shīzi 'lion'.
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Syllabification: Shih Tzu
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