Definition of Domestic animal
1. Noun. Any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment.
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna
Specialized synonyms: Feeder, Stocker, Head, Canis Familiaris, Dog, Domestic Dog, Domestic Cat, Felis Catus, Felis Domesticus, House Cat, Stray
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domestic Animal
Literary usage of Domestic animal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1909)
"99, as follows: "If damage be done by any domestic animal kept for use or convenience, the owner is not liable to an action on the ground of negligence ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1913)
"THE GREW ZEBRA AS A domestic animal For Crossing It Possesses Much More Finish Than a Jack Difficulties of Hybridizing—Success by Artificial Means—No Sign ..."
3. Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration (1895)
"One thing I think is clear, that unless it is a domestic animal by nature they certainly have not made it one; and I think they are driven back in some ..."
4. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"The dog is rarely, if ever, found except as a domestic animal, in Egyptian sculpture : the only one I remember to have seen, which had any reference to a ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"... Dot PLACE OF THE domestic animal IN OUR CIVILIZATION By Thomas F. Hunt Domestic animals may be considered in three aspects, namely, (1) their relation ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and by William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith (1864)
"29, explains that the word " animal" is to be taken to mean " any horse, &c., or any other domestic animal." It is said that a cock does not come within the ..."
7. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"... of the dawn of history, but it is apparent that the cat was a domestic animal among the early Egyptians, by whom it came to ..."