domestic shorthair


: american shorthair
broadly : a short-haired domestic cat especially of unknown pedigree

Examples of domestic shorthair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tatum Tatum is a 2-year-old domestic shorthair described as vocal and affectionate. Marina Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 30 Apr. 2024 Sue Dillon Sue Dillon is a 3-year-old domestic shorthair brought to the shelter on March 30. Marina Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 30 Apr. 2024 Blu: Young and mischievous Blu is a domestic shorthair male who is 8 years old. The Arizona Republic, 26 Apr. 2024 Animal: Madden, 2-year-old, 8-pound, female domestic shorthair cat. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for domestic shorthair 

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of domestic shorthair was in 1935

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“Domestic shorthair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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