Iceland dog

noun
variants: or Iceland cur

Definition of Iceland dog

: a breed of small shaggy-haired dogs supposed to have originated in Iceland and kept in England as pets during the 16th and 17th centuries

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First Known Use of Iceland dog

1533, in the meaning defined above

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“Iceland dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iceland%20dog. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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