Definition of rottweiler
: any of a breed of tall powerful black-and-tan short-haired dogs of German origin that are commonly used as guard dogs
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Dawson said that happened before with the family’s rottweilers.
McAlpline, who was identified through DNA, is also charged with cruelty to animals in the shooting of the couple's Rottweiler.
Ralph is a rambunctious rottweiler mix who likes to bury his bones, howl at sirens and wiggle into bushes to scratch his back.
Her rival on the other hand has grown more relaxed, holding his own against the same interviewer who has a reputation for being a rottweiler in his style of questioning.
A rottweiler was chained to a metal stake in the yard and three more pit bulls were running freely on the property, the report says.
Like a rottweiler that made its way to the pound complete with a microchip still registered to its original owners.
In came the electric fences and razor wire and rottweilers.
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Origin and Etymology of rottweiler
German, from Rottweil, city in Germany
First Known Use: 1907See Words from the same year
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