Newfoundland


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Synonyms for Newfoundland

a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat

an island in the north Atlantic

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The great Newfoundland received them most affably but instead of saying "good-bye he startled the Head-growler into giving three savage growls, by announcing that he would escort them himself.
He nodded in the direction of the pitiless Newfoundland beaches.
I have hunted silvertips in the White Mountains of Arizona and thought them quite the largest and most formidable of big game; but from the appearance of the head of this awful creature I judged that the largest grizzly I had ever seen would shrink by comparison to the dimensions of a Newfoundland dog.
There were nine of them and their graves were severed far apart, ranging from Newfoundland to Vancouver.
This was Scraps, the awkward young Newfoundland puppy, who was the property of no one, unless of the schooner Mary Turner herself, for no man, fore or aft, claimed ownership, while every man disclaimed having brought him on board.
Johns, Newfoundland, has reached us for publication.
But as the door shut behind her she felt so left out in the cold, that her eyes filled, and when Nep, Tom's great Newfoundland, came blundering after her, she stopped and hugged his shaggy head, saying softly, as she looked into the brown, benevolent eyes, full of almost human sympathy: "Now, go back, old dear, you must n't follow me.
I wake every night and see in my room, intently watching me, a big black Newfoundland dog with a white forefoot.
It was on this voyage that Sir Humphrey found and claimed Newfoundland as an English possession, setting up there "the Arms of England ingraven in lead and infixed upon a pillar of wood.
It was right before me and it was big and black, just about the size of a Newfoundland dog, and I thought I could see a white nose.
Beside him lay a dark mass which looked like a Newfoundland dog.
a telegram, transmitted by cable from Valentia (Ireland) to Newfoundland and the American Mainland, arrived at the address of President Barbicane.
A level bottom, like that supporting the American cable between Valentia and Newfoundland, is much better.
I can find you a Newfoundland dog that will do as much.
Buck saw money pass between them, and was not surprised when Curly, a good-natured Newfoundland, and he were led away by the little weazened man.
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