[ bree-ahr, -ahrd ]
/ briˈɑr, -ˈɑrd /
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one of a French breed of dogs having a long, slightly wavy coat, raised originally for herding sheep.
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Example sentences from the Web for Briard
Briard was but a moderate painter, although he did some ceilings of rather unusual conception.The Memoirs of Madame Vige Lebrun|Marie Louise Elisabeth Vige-Lebrun
Briard of Ath declared he had found nothing offensive in it, after he had first been told all sorts of bad things about it.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
British Dictionary definitions for Briard
/ (briːˈɑːd, briːˈɑː) /
a medium-sized dog of an ancient French sheep-herding breed having a long rough coat of a single colour
Word Origin for briard
French, literally: of Brie (region in N France)
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