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Definition of "prick-eared" [prick•-eared]

  • Having erect, pointed ears; -- said of certain dogs. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "prick-eared" in a sentence
  • "So we got a little gray prick-eared Cairn terrier and named him Feldspar."
  • "The prick-eared Tamworth is active and suited to outdoor systems, being used in woodland and scrub reclamation projects, where its colour protects it from sunburn."
  • "Little is recorded of the breed's development but Victorian writers such as William Youatt in 'The Pig' and HD Richardson in 'The Pig - Its Origins and Varieties' seem to conclude that it was derived from crossing the original Gloucestershire pig - a large, off-white variety with wattles hanging from its neck, with the unimproved Berkshire, a sandy-coloured prick-eared pig with spots."