Definition of Mastiffs. Meaning of Mastiffs. Synonyms of Mastiffs

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Definition of Mastiffs

Mastiffs
Mastiff Mas"tiff, n.; pl. Mastiffs. [Mastives is irregular and unusual.] [Prob. fr. Prov. E. masty, adj., large, n., a great dog, prob. fr. mast fruit, and hence, lit., fattened with mast. There is perh. confusion with OF. mestif mongrel; cf. also F. m[^a]tin mastiff, OF. mastin.] (Zo["o]l.) A breed of large dogs noted for strength and courage. There are various strains, differing in form and color, and characteristic of different countries. Mastiff bat (Zo["o]l.), any bat of the genus Molossus; so called because the face somewhat resembles that of a mastiff.
Mastiff
Mastiff Mas"tiff, n.; pl. Mastiffs. [Mastives is irregular and unusual.] [Prob. fr. Prov. E. masty, adj., large, n., a great dog, prob. fr. mast fruit, and hence, lit., fattened with mast. There is perh. confusion with OF. mestif mongrel; cf. also F. m[^a]tin mastiff, OF. mastin.] (Zo["o]l.) A breed of large dogs noted for strength and courage. There are various strains, differing in form and color, and characteristic of different countries. Mastiff bat (Zo["o]l.), any bat of the genus Molossus; so called because the face somewhat resembles that of a mastiff.

Meaning of Mastiffs from wikipedia

- Mastiffs are a large, powerful type of dog. Mastiffs are some of the largest dogs in the world, they typically have short coats, long, low set tails and...
- muddled. Pied Mastiffs occur rarely. Other non-standard colours include black, blue brindle, and chocolate (brown) mask. Some Mastiffs have a heavy shading...
- the Tibetan Mastiffs that are better structured and well-muscled. Males can reach heights up to 83 cm (33 in). The original Tibetan Mastiff breed from...
- gamekeepers to guard estates. The breed's bloodlines are drawn from the English Mastiff and the extinct Old English Bulldog. It was recognized as a purebred dog...
- Indian mastiffs are the largest and strongest mastiffs. It’s a rare dog breed from Southern India known as Bully Kutta, Bulli mastiff, ****stani mastiff, and...
- Neapolitan Mastiffs were also trained to bait bulls, bears and jaguars. Neapolitan Mastiff Neapolitan Mastiff profile Male Neapolitan Mastiff 1998 A "blue"...
- The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux mastiff, French mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a large French mastiff breed—and one of the oldest French dog breeds. A typical...
- Molossers were also used for military purposes and for protection. The ancient Mastiffs would later be imported from Babylon to Egypt and Asia Minor. Xerxes I...
- of Devonshire, is believed to have bred Alpine Mastiffs at Chatsworth House. The names "Alpine Mastiff" and "Saint Bernard" were used interchangeably...
- values in: |access-date= (help); External link in |website= (help) "Pyrenean Mastiffs USA Club". pmusa.pyreneanmastiffclubs.org. Retrieved 2018-07-16....
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