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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Newfoundland dogs are pretty mild looking, you know; what's the matter with this one?
The Sentinel groaned aloud: a beautiful Greyhound who appeared to be one of the Ladies in Waiting--fainted away: and all the other Courtiers hastily drew back, and left plenty of room for the huge Newfoundland to spring upon the audacious strangers, and tear them limb from limb.
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.
The first part of the proposal was so generous and kind they could not but be very thankful for it; but they were in very great consternation, especially the passengers, at the notion of being carried away to the East Indies; they then entreated me that as I was driven so far to the westward before I met with them, I would at least keep on the same course to the banks of Newfoundland, where it was probable I might meet with some ship or sloop that they might hire to carry them back to Canada.
This time it was to the land south of Newfoundland that the ships took their way.
The gate was opened by one of the rosy maids, and on the lawn were the Newfoundland dog and the man.
On the 13th they passed the edge of the Banks of Newfoundland, a dangerous locality; during the winter, especially, there are frequent fogs and heavy gales of wind.
At the further end of the village, and tolerably disengaged from the rest of it, stood the parsonage, a new-built substantial stone house, with its semicircular sweep and green gates; and, as they drove up to the door, Henry, with the friends of his solitude, a large Newfoundland puppy and two or three terriers, was ready to receive and make much of them.
There were nine of them and their graves were severed far apart, ranging from Newfoundland to Vancouver.
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.
I AM rather wet,' said Bob, giving himself a shake and casting a little hydraulic shower around, like a Newfoundland dog just emerged from the water.
Then I heard the anguished bellow of a Himalayan cow-one of the little black crummies no bigger than Newfoundland dogs.
Now the Dreadnought she's howlin' 'crost the Banks o' Newfoundland, Where the water's all shallow and the bottom's all sand.
Three were short-haired pointers, one was a Newfoundland, and the other two were mongrels of indeterminate breed.
Old Bruno, a great Newfoundland, who slept at the end of the porch, rose, with a low growl, as she came near.
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