noun, plural Pe·king·ese for 1, 4.
Examples from the Web for pekingese
Wodehouse, who adored the Pekingese breed of dog, liked to judge people on whether they were sound on Pekes.Christopher Hitchens Dies: His Best Writing, Photos, and More||December 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The boys followed her into another room where two Pekingese spaniels got lazily out of a basket and came forward to greet her.The Dogs of Boytown|Walter A. Dyer
Otherwise we shall get into a worse tangle than the Pekingese.The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees
Sometimes she would go out into the streets, seeking variety even in a wrangle between her Pekingese and some other dog.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
British Dictionary definitions for pekingese
Word Origin and History for pekingese
1907, "small long-haired dog of the pug type," so called because originally brought from the Imperial Palace at Peking, China. Also Pekinese.