- a large powerful dog of a Belgian breed, having a rough shaggy coat: used esp for cattle herding and guarding
C20: from French, literally: cowherd
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Examples from the Web for bouvier
We dealt with Edith [Bouvier, the French journalist injured in the shelling] just like we would deal with one of our own.Baba Amr’s Last Stand: The Final Days of the Syrian Rebel Stronghold
March 5, 2012
Lost names, forsaken beliefs…Bouvier is fascinated too by the Westerners washed up in these out-of-the-way lands.
During these periods, Bouvier describes the rich cast of eccentrics he meets in joyful, minute detail.
Caroline has been raised all her life as a Bouvier, not a Kennedy—and a reticent female Bouvier at that.Caroline: The Reasons Why
January 5, 2009
Raised from a seed bed made in 1824 by Bouvier, Jodoigne, Bel.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
They were deduced from Bouvier's theology which was then taught in all the seminaries of France.The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
Mrs. Bouvier's small patrimony was to be settled on the child.A Little Girl in Old Washington
Amanda M. Douglas
In the single observation of Chotin and Bouvier it was 1060.
She held Bouvier in her claws and struck him savagely in the face to stun him.The Story of the Trapper
A. C. Laut