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Usage examples for dachshund

  1. Geist, the dachshund, appears agreeably, with many other birds and beasts, in a May letter of this year, and botany reinforces zoology in a later one to Mr Grant Duff. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  2. An extremely noisy dog- fight put an end to the discussion for the time being, and it was too late to renew it after Situate Jones' mongrel Pete had finished with Otto Schultz's dachshund Bismarck. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. Built like a dachshund, ain't he? – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  4. And then, when the lick of paint was nearly dry on the perambulator and all their shirts and socks were washed and mended, and lying on the kitchen window- ledge ready for packing, what did Mr. Beale do but go out one morning and come back with a perfectly strange dachshund. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  5. Mark Twain remarked about a dachshund that it seemed to want another pair of legs in the middle to prevent it sagging. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  6. He could still see the slim woman with the graying blonde hair, playing with the little dachshund among the new- fallen leaves on the lawn. – The Answer by Henry Beam Piper
  7. Top of brain Where ideals float like clouds, we owed to France A debt, but had we paid it, if the dog, The dachshund, mad at last, had left our ships To freedom of the seas? – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
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