one of a breed of large, powerful, shorthaired dogs ranging in color from fawn to brindle, blue, black, or white with black spots.
Origin of Great Dane
First recorded in 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for great dane
one of a very large powerful yet graceful breed of dog with a short smooth coat
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