from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variety of dog, so called from the pointed muzzle; a Pomeranian dog. See Pomeranian.


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  • The crews were on shore at this time, and the only evidence that the vessels were not wholly unguarded was a column of smoke rising from the kitchen stovepipes, or, more often, a spitz-dog sitting on a mound of sailcloth, if not on the top of his kennel, and barking at the passersby.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 12 Various


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