British shorthair


Definition of British shorthair

: any of a breed of domestic cats resembling the American shorthair but stockier in build with a closer-lying coat

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First Known Use of British shorthair

1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of British shorthair was in 1923

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“British shorthair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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