police dog

noun
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of police dog

1 : a dog trained to assist police (as in drug detection)

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First Known Use of police dog

1836


POLICE DOG Defined for English Language Learners

police dog

noun

Definition of police dog for English Language Learners

  • : a dog that is trained to help police find criminals and illegal drugs


POLICE DOG Defined for Kids

police dog

noun

Definition of police dog for Students

: a dog trained to help police

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