Origin of dachshund
Examples from the Web for dachshund
A listener from Thousand Oaks put me in touch with the Dachshund rescue center where I adopted Lisa-Marie.Here's How Kevin James Would Make Los Angeles Better for Animals|Justin Green|February 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly we came upon a yard of Dachshund wandering lizard-like across the road, accompanied by a pert Spitz.The Princess Passes|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
He sat with the dachshund on his knees, alternately pulling out and folding its long ears.Lady Connie|Mrs. Humphry Ward
That afternoon Mrs. Dachshund, carried away by enthusiasm, bought a platinum wrist-watch.Where the Blue Begins|Christopher Morley
Word Origin for dachshund
Probably so called because the dogs were used in badger hunts, their long, thin bodies bred to burrow into setts. French taisson, Spanish texon, tejon, Italian tasso are Germanic loan words.