Pembroke Welsh corgi


Pem·​broke Welsh corgi ˈpem-ˌbrōk- How to pronounce Pembroke Welsh corgi (audio)
variants or less commonly Pembroke
: any of a breed of Welsh corgis with pointed ears, forelegs slightly curved inward, and a very short tail that is often docked

Examples of Pembroke Welsh corgi in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Pembroke Welsh corgi was in 1938

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“Pembroke Welsh corgi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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Pembroke Welsh corgi

Pem·​broke Welsh corgi
: any of a breed of Welsh corgis with pointed ears, straight forelegs, and a short tail

called also Pembroke

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