Pekinese

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pekinese a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
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Usage

In literature:

I know them just as other experts know old furniture and Pekinese dogs.
"My Discovery of England" by Stephen Leacock
She has the Ancient Mariner on a string like a Pekinese dog.
"Heartbreak House" by George Bernard Shaw
She had a pekinese dog called Looloo, which she loved.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
In the hall Lady Franks was discussing with Arthur a fat Pekinese who did not seem very well.
"Aaron's Rod" by D. H. Lawrence
Other notable articles deal with the possible effect of woman's franchise on the cult of Pekinese spaniels, the case pro and con.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Aug 15, 1917" by Various
PEKINESE BREAK OFF RELATIONS.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 2, 1917" by Various
The lady across the street is raising Pekinese puppies, who apparently bitterly regret being born outside of Pekin.
"The Smiling Hill-Top" by Julia M. Sloane
Not even a Pekinese, and I hate 'em worse than snakes.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
Bingo arrived as an absurd little black tub of puppiness, warranted (by a pedigree as long as your arm) to grow into a Pekinese.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 14, 1914" by Various
She had a sweet little Pekinese something like Zaidee.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
I think I looked like a Pekinese, with my hair over my eyes.
"Sorry: Wrong Dimension" by Ross Rocklynne
Beside the bed in a pink satin cradle there lay a tiny Pekinese dog.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
One of her Pekinese got pip, or what?
"Jan and Her Job" by L. Allen Harker
Number Twelve explained in a weary tone that Fluffles was a Pekinese spaniel.
"Adventures of Bindle" by Herbert George Jenkins
On the footstool a Pekinese dog sat looking at him malevolently.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
Would any training turn a Pekinese into a pointer?
"The Soul of Susan Yellam" by Horace Annesley Vachell
Mrs Chadwick caressed the pekinese, and watched the visitor with curious interest the while.
"Coelebs" by F.E. Mills Young
Meanwhile the Pekinese party were passing through every stage of resistance to abject surrender.
"Leaves in the Wind" by A. G. Gardiner
She's just lost her Pekinese.
"The Vanity Girl" by Compton Mackenzie
On morning after morning I saw Vera leading him away to it, with her armful of books, and Chang, her Pekinese, trotting at her heels.
"Christmas Roses and Other Stories" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
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In poetry:

But what about the Pekinese!
They have an allocation.
'Don't travel during Peke hour',
It says on every station.
"Look At All Those Monkeys!" by Spike Milligan

In news:

Beth Caffrey with the Central California SPCA introduced us to One-Eyed Pete, a 3 to 5-year-old Pekinese.
Plus, having your Pekinese or chocolate Lab begging for a walk is a perfect way to break up a routine workday.
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