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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He told The Gazette: "A dog came flying out, an Alsatian, he grabbed Heidi and really got stuck into her.
Visitors could also hike through hundreds of castles and ruins, as well as enjoy local delicacies among a vast selection of superior dining options alongside sparkling Alsatian wine.
It was intensive culinary craftsmanship: dried Alsatian fruits such as apricots, lemons, peaches and pears, mixed with raisins and currant (hence the prune-like flavor that stood out) and ginger, which are then soaked in Massenez kirsch before being cooked with bread.
He claimed he wanted to check on his neighbour after thinking the group had attempted to break in and was bitten by an Alsatian after leaving the front door prised open.
"Sat next to him was an Alsatian, propping him up and licking his face."
The younger of the two is believed to be an Alsatian puppy, but the breed of the older animal has not yet been determined.
The breed she is developing is called the American Alsatian, and her project began way before the phenomenon that is "Game of Thrones."
Q I have a ceramic Alsatian, quite large with a gloss finish.
The owner of the Alsatian retrieved his dog and left the scene without leaving any details.
AN ALSATIAN dog named Rocky who bit a jogger called Ricky four times must be destroyed, a court has ordered.
French may be the official language, but Alsatian, which is a Germanic dialect, is also spoken; and--unlike the people in many other parts of France--Alsatians are tolerant of tourists and will speak English to English speakers.