noun Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person with one white grandparent, especially a person of American Indian ancestry.
Master the 3 new “official” dog breeds: What Cane Corso meansToday the AKC (American Kennel Club), the main organization for dog breeders in the United States, recognized three new dog breeds: the Icelandic Sheepdog, the Leonberger, and the Cane Corso. This means that breeders of these three types of canine gain access to the reputation, licensing and support of the powerful AKC. For us it’s an opportunity to explore the evocative words associated with each …
Why are they called “Terriers,” “Pekingese,” and “Bluetick Coonhounds?”Many people approach the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show with a combination of fascination and trepidation. Awfully cute canines appear in some odd situations. Here’s some information about the fascinating names of the breeds considered the top contenders for Best in Show this year, as well as the poetic and eccentric name of one of the dog breeds making their official debut, the Bluetick Coonhound. …
- quarter round,
- quarter section,
- quarter sessions,
- quarter tone,
- quarter-wave plate
Origin of quarter-breed
First recorded in 1820–30
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