sausage dog

noun

Definition of sausage dog

British, informal
: a small type of dog that has a long body, very short legs, and long ears : a dachshund

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“Sausage dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sausage%20dog. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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