Definition of Manx cat

1. Noun. A short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man.

Exact synonyms: Manx
Generic synonyms: Domestic Cat, Felis Catus, Felis Domesticus, House Cat



Definition of Manx cat

1. Noun. A breed of domestic cat native to the Isle of Man, principally characterized by suppression of the tail, and with a short-haired coat and a medium-sized, rounded, cobby body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manx Cat

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Mantoykas
Mantua
Mantuan
Mantuans
Manu
Manual
Manuel
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Manuel de Falla
Manueline
Manwich
Manwiches
Manx
Manx Gaelic
Manx cat
Manx cats
Manx shearwater
Manx shearwaters
Manxes
Manxman
Manxmen
Manxwoman
Manzanilla
Manzhouli
Manzoni
Manzonian
Manzonians
Mao Tsetung
Mao Zedong

Literary usage of Manx cat

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The manx cat makes a distinct species in our exhibitions, and is classed by itself. ... The origin of the manx cat is now attributed to the arrival of these ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"And from the largest down to the least, Not a sign of a tail does the manx cat wear, And this is the reason I do declare. Perhaps you don't think my story ..."

3. The Boy Travellers in Great Britain and Ireland: Adventures of Two Youths in by Thomas Wallace Knox (1891)
"In 1847 it was a fishing village of about three hundred inhabitants, and annually exported a "" I iH A manx cat. ..."

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