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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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 But in the video, filmed by First Lady Janet Holcomb at the Governor's Residence, the couple's miniature schnauzer, Henry, ends up stealing the show, nuzzling his his winded owner in encouragement. Tony Cook, Indianapolis Star, "Army-Navy bet ends with push ups for Gov. Holcomb — and a cameo by Indiana's First Dog," 9 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 The miniature schnauzers that Huber bred northwest of Philadelphia were among the most sought-after in the nation. Kim Kavin, Washington Post, "'It's a war': Dog breeders rally behind an 81-year-old convicted of animal cruelty," 18 Dec. 2017

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circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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