guard dog


guard dog
'guard dog
n
a dog that is trained to guard a place

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • guard dog — guard′ dog or guard′dog n. dch a large aggressive dog trained to guard persons or property; watchdog …   From formal English to slang

  • guard dog — guard ,dog noun count a dog trained to guard property or people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • guard dog — guard dogs N COUNT A guard dog is a fierce dog that has been specially trained to protect a particular place …   English dictionary

  • Guard dog — A guard dog, watch dog, or sentry dog is a dog employed to guard against, or watch for, unwanted or unexpected animals or people. Both guard dogs and watch dogs bark to alert their owners of an intruder s presence. The barking is also an attempt… …   Wikipedia

  • guard dog — noun a dog trained to guard property • Syn: ↑watchdog • Hypernyms: ↑working dog • Hyponyms: ↑kuvasz, ↑attack dog, ↑housedog, ↑schipperke, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guard Dog — Filmdaten Originaltitel Guard Dog Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • guard dog — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms guard dog : singular guard dog plural guard dogs a dog trained to guard property or people …   English dictionary

  • guard dog — dog that is trained to protect a property against intruders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • guard dog — a large, aggressive dog, as a German shepherd or Doberman pinscher, trained to guard persons or property and often to attack or restrain on command. Also, guarddog. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • guard dog — noun (C) a dog often used by soldiers, police officers etc that is trained to guard a place …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English