miniature schnauzer

noun

Definition of 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 The California woman in Simi Valley was letting her 10-year-old miniature Schnauzer named Pumbaa out to the yard to relieve himself early Thursday morning when a mountain lion attacked the pup, according to Simi Valley Police Department. Gabrielle Chung, PEOPLE.com, "Woman Punches Mountain Lion in an Attempt to Save Dog from Deadly Attack," 9 Dec. 2019 Last year, a man in Marsworth, England, discovered his 11-month-old black miniature schnauzer was missing after a driver delivering a package on behalf of Amazon came into his house instead of leaving the parcel in a safe box along the driveway. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, "Amazon Delivery Driver Allegedly Stole a Couple's Dog and Tried to Sell It Online," 31 July 2019 But something wasn’t right with our miniature Schnauzer, Zeno. Allan Ripp, WSJ, "A Dog Man Learns That Cat Lives Matter," 15 Jan. 2019 Businessman Richard Guttfield, 51, said his black miniature schnauzer Wilma had gone missing after a driver dropped off a package of dog food. Ryan Browne, USA TODAY, "Puppy stolen by Amazon delivery driver returned to owner after he emailed Jeff Bezos," 4 May 2018 Businessman Richard Guttfield noticed that Wilma, his black miniature schnauzer puppy, went missing after an Amazon driver dropped off a bag of dog food to his United Kingdom residence in Marsworth, Buckinghamshire. Grace Donnelly, Fortune, "A Puppy Went Missing after an Amazon Delivery. The Dog's Owner Emailed Jeff Bezos to Get Her Back.," 4 May 2018 Harry also leaves behind his beloved miniature schnauzer, Lily. Orlando Sentinel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 3/16," 16 Mar. 2018 The miniature schnauzers that Huber bred northwest of Philadelphia were among the most sought-after in the nation. Kim Kavin, chicagotribune.com, "'It's a war': Dog breeders rally behind an 81-year-old convicted of animal cruelty," 22 Dec. 2017 The miniature schnauzers that Huber bred northwest of Philadelphia were among the most sought-after in the nation. Kim Kavin, chicagotribune.com, "'It's a war': Dog breeders rally behind an 81-year-old convicted of animal cruelty," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of miniature schnauzer

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Miniature schnauzer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miniature%20schnauzer. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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