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

- be translated as "Mastiffs", molosser breeds such as the Dogo Argentino,Dogo tyson and Dogo Canario may also be considered "Mastiffs". However, these...
- muddled. Pied Mastiffs occur rarely. Other non-standard colours include black, blue brindle, and chocolate (brown) mask. Some Mastiffs have a heavy shading...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux mastiff, French mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a large French mastiff breed—and one of the most ancient French dog breeds. A...
- of Mastiff-type, but are not true Mastiffs. The term Mastiff, when used alone, refers specifically to the "English Mastiff" breed. Other true Mastiff breeds...
- According to the American Kennel Club (AKC) standard, male Neapolitan Mastiffs should measure 26–31 inches (66–79 cm) at the withers, weigh 130–155 pounds...
- The Perro de Presa Canario, A.K.A. the Canary Mastiff, is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock. The name of the breed...
- The breed is known as a true and quite possibly the last of the coursing Mastiffs. The official Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) standard expects...
- USA by the Pyrenean Mastiffs USA Club. It was recognised by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 1982. The Pyrenean Mastiffs USA Club is actively...
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