Welsh corgi


: a short-legged long-backed dog with foxy head of either of two breeds of Welsh origin:

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  • 1 Pembroke
  • 2 Cardigan

Examples of Welsh corgi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Corgis became associated with the monarch throughout her life, as she was regularly photographed with one of her Welsh corgi nearby. Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY, 12 Sep. 2022 Authorities allege that on Aug. 22, Smith hung his family’s Welsh corgi mix — named Hennessy — on a fence and lit the dog on fire, prosecutors said. Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2021 Nearby Brooke Lima, 27, was watching one of her two rescue dogs cavort with a Welsh corgi while the other begged for treats. Jacob Bernstein, New York Times, 15 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Welsh corgi was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Welsh corgi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20corgi. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

Welsh corgi

Welsh cor·​gi
: a Welsh dog that has a foxy head, short legs, and long body and occurs in two breeds:

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