keeshond definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. keeshonden
any of a breed of medium-sized dog with a thick, gray-and-black coat of long, straight hair, a foxlike head with small, pointed ears, and a tail that curls over the back
Origin: Dutch ; from Kees, nickname for Cornelis, Cornelius plush hond, dog
keeshond definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. kees·hon·den or kees·honds
Any of a breed of dog originating in the Netherlands and having a thick grayish-black coat.
Origin: Dutch : probably the name Kees (nickname for Cornelis, Cornelius) + hond, dog (from Middle Dutch; see kwon- in Indo-European roots).