miniature schnauzer


: any of a breed of schnauzers that are 12 to 14 inches (30 to 36 centimeters) in height at the withers and are classified as terriers

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Examples of miniature schnauzer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After work, he can be found taking his miniature schnauzer, Alfred, for a walk. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 1 June 2023 Oh, don’t be surprised if you’re greeted at the door by Gary, the barbershop’s miniature schnauzer. cleveland, 29 May 2021 Among those named for that genocidal villain who tried to wipe out half the population are two terriers, a miniature schnauzer, and a pub-beagle mix. Robert Higgs, cleveland, 11 Dec. 2021 The singer shared the news on Wednesday that her 14-year-old miniature schnauzer died. Essence, 2 Dec. 2021 In Las Vegas, a San Francisco Giants dog tag dangles from the neck of Buster, a 1-year-old brown miniature schnauzer. Matthias Gafni, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Nov. 2021 The miniature schnauzer/wheaten terrier mix was brought into a rescue shelter after her breeder couldn't feed her properly. People Staff,, 6 July 2021 Bonds and his sister Cheryl Dugan entered a miniature schnauzer named Rocky in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held over the weekend. Scooby Axson, USA TODAY, 14 June 2021 Their miniature schnauzer and Hagrid also get along well. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, 7 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of miniature schnauzer was circa 1929

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“Miniature schnauzer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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