Definition of Short-haired
1. Adjective. With short hair. "A short-haired dog"
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Literary usage of Short-haired
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"Suppose a long-haired rabbit crossed by a short- haired rabbit, the offspring will be all. short-haired. But out of eight ova produced by a female hybrid ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In the short-haired division we must consider our old fireside friend first, ... The short- haired cat is rather different in formation to the long-haired ..."
3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"7. (NED) 1855 Presently the corner-boy, Jerry, comes in. He is a short- haired, half-Irish boy ; one of that numerous race which is growing up in ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The many varieties of cats known today are founded on but two types, the long-haired cat of the Bast and the short-haired cat of Europe. ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The striped (as distinct from the blotched) short-haired tabby is probably the one most nearly allied to the wild ancestors, the stripes being, however, ..."
6. Heredity of Coat Characters in Guinea-pigs and Rabbits by William Ernest Castle (1905)
"with a pure short-haired animal have, in several cases, been mated with the ... will produce only short-haired young. The outcome shows that 9 out of 12 ..."
7. Rabbits, Cats and Cavies: Descriptive Sketches of All Recognised Exhibition by Charles Henry Lane (1903)
"195 short-haired Female Tortoiseshell Cat—"Ch. Ballochmyle Bountiful Bertie. ... Owner, Lady Alexander . .196 short-haired Male Tortoiseshell and White ..."