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kennel club

an association of dog breeders, usually concerned only with certain breeds of dogs.
Origin of kennel club
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • That such dogs would win—say at a kennel club Show—could not be entertained for a moment.

    Sporting Dogs Frank Townend Barton
  • Through the narrow streets, gay with the fluttering streamers of the kennel club gold and green, they went.

    Baldy of Nome Esther Birdsall Darling
  • He called her a name highly proper in a kennel club, but inappropriate to the boudoir.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • He said its pedigree was on record in the kennel club, and that it was a well-known dog.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • "Well, he's rated at a thousand dollars in the records of the kennel club," answered Dick.

    Dick Hamilton's Fortune Howard R. Garis

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