Alsatian


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Alsatian

1. a large wolflike breed of dog often used as a guard or guide dog and by the police
2. a native or inhabitant of Alsace
3. (in the 17th century) a criminal or debtor who took refuge in the Whitefriars area of London
4. of or relating to Alsace or its inhabitants
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At the heart of Alsatian culture lies the fact that Alsatian is an oral dialect.
Many people in the UK still call these dogs Alsatians which may partly be due to the fact that they when they were first bred in 1882, the Alsace region of France was part of Germany where these dogs were very popular and some soldiers brought them back with them after WW1.
Christine says the Alsatian owners said he wasn't on a lead because they didn't have one.
On Sunday, a four-year-old was bitten by an Alsatian in a park in Dumfries and Galloway, so maybe it's not such an irrational fear, after all.
Labradors, beagles, collies, pugs, Alsatians, terriers, greyhounds Dogs, dogs, dogs.
Matthew Ellis, prosecuting, told the court that police received a call to the area of Longacre Drive in Bagillt, following reports of a large Alsatian dog loose in the street which had injured two people.
Likewise, her chapter entitled "Alsatian Women and the Great War, 1914-1918" includes such a lengthy discussion of Alsatian politics that one begins to wonder where the women are.
Marc's white wine is giving the whole kitchen an Alsatian aroma.
She had an Alsatian and also looked after another dog, a pit bull, which apparently belonged to her son.
examines the phenomenon of Alsatian regionalism by considering what Alsatians mean when they say "Alsace to the Alsatians"; how they present and represent their own history, culture, and traditions; how political developments in Alsace and Europe affected this regionalism; and how the regionalism of the pre-1914 period influenced that of the interwar years.
They moved out when the factory closed in the 1960s, but high on the wall at the front of the building is a crest which features a large Alsatian dog called Fearless, which also features on all Fentiman bottles.
Summary: A man who was savaged by two Alsatian dogs has died, police have said.