domestic shorthair


Definition of 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 Bo Peep, 4 1/2-year-old, 7 1/2-pound, female domestic shorthair cat with a brown tabby coat. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 July 2021 The adorable 6-year-old domestic shorthair tabby was one of three kitties who were found abandoned in an apartment earlier this month and rescued by an Arizona Humane Society Emergency Animal Medical Technician. The Arizona Republic, 26 Mar. 2021 Animal: Carnation, 6-year-old, 9.5-pound, female domestic shorthair cat. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Apr. 2021 Peachy Keen, 8-year-old, 11-pound female domestic shorthair cat. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 June 2021 Bumble Bee, a 2-year-old black domestic shorthair cat. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, 29 Apr. 2021 This gorgeous 7-year-old domestic shorthair cat has been in the care of the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) since February when she was surrendered by her previous owner. The Arizona Republic, 23 Apr. 2021 Noodles is an adorable 2-year-old domestic shorthair kitty that was rescued by the Arizona Humane Society in February of this year when his previous owner reached out for help after becoming overwhelmed with the number of pets in the home. The Arizona Republic, 2 Apr. 2021 Animal: Clarke, 8 year-old, 14-pound, male domestic shorthair cat with a red tabby coat. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of domestic shorthair

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Domestic shorthair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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