keeshond

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noun kees·hond \ˈkās-ˌhȯnt\

Definition of keeshond

plural

keeshonden

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  1. :  any of a Dutch breed of compact medium-sized dogs that have a dense heavy grayish coat and a foxy head

Origin and Etymology of keeshond

Dutch, probably from Kees, nickname for Cornelis Cornelius + hond dog, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English hund hound


First Known Use: 1926


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