Definitions for keeshondˈkeɪsˌhɒnd, ˈkis-; -ˌhɒn dən
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kees•hondˈkeɪsˌhɒnd, ˈkis-; -ˌhɒn dən(n.)(pl.)-hon•den
any of a Dutch breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick black-tipped gray coat, a foxlike head, and a tail carried over the back.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Origin of keeshond:
1925–30; < D, prob. =Kees (shortening of proper name Cornelius) +hond dog; see hound
a spitz-like dog having a shaggy greyish coat and tightly curled tail originating in Holland
A spitz bred in in the Netherlands and Germany, characterized by a fluffy coat of silver and black fur.