giant schnauzer

noun

Definition of giant schnauzer

: any of a breed of powerful heavyset schnauzers that attain a height of 23¹/₂ to 27¹/₂ inches (60 to 70 centimeters)

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Recent Examples on the Web The giant schnauzer, aka GCH CH Ingebar's Tynan Dances With Wildflowers was the nation's No. CBS News, "Flynn the bichon frise wins best in show at Westminster," 14 Feb. 2018 The giant schnauzer, who was the nation's No. 1 show dog last year, was chosen as the runner-up. CBS News, "Flynn the bichon frise wins best in show at Westminster," 14 Feb. 2018 Guided by expert handler Bill McFadden, Flynn beat out Ty the giant schnauzer, Biggie the pug, Bean the Sussex spaniel, Lucy the borzoi, Slick the border collie and Winston the Norfolk terrier. CBS News, "Flynn the bichon frise wins best in show at Westminster," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of giant schnauzer

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Giant schnauzer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giant%20schnauzer. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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