guide dog

noun
a dog trained to guide the blind
Hypernyms: ↑working dog
Hyponyms: ↑Seeing Eye dog

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noun
: a dog trained to lead the blind

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guide dog noun
A dog trained to lead a blind person
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Main Entry:guide

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guide dog UK US noun [countable] [singular guide dog plural guide dogs] british
a dog that is trained to lead a person who cannot see. The usual American word is seeing eye dog .
Thesaurus: types of doghypernym breeds of doghyponym

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guide dog,
= seeing eye dog. (Cf.seeing eye dog)

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n. a dog trained to lead a blind person

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noun, pl ⋯ dogs [count]
: a dog that is specially trained to lead and help blind people

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ˈguide dog [guide dog guide dogs] (NAmE also ˌSeeing ˈEye dog™) noun
a dog trained to guide a blind person

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • guide dog — n. a dog trained to lead a blind person * * * or Seeing Eye dog Dog professionally trained to guide and protect its blind master. They have also been used to assist persons with hearing impairments and restricted mobility. Systematic training of… …   Universalium

  • guide dog — n a dog trained to guide a blind person American Equivalent: seeing eye dog …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • guide dog — guide dogs N COUNT A guide dog is a dog that has been trained to lead a blind person. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, usually use seeing eye dog) …   English dictionary

  • guide dog — guide ,dog noun count BRITISH a SEEING EYE DOG …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • guide dog — guide′ dog n. dch a dog trained to lead a blind person …   From formal English to slang

  • guide dog — ► NOUN ▪ a dog that has been trained to lead a blind person …   English terms dictionary

  • guide dog — n. a dog trained to lead a blind person …   English World dictionary

  • Guide dog — For the 2010 album by Helmet, see Seeing Eye Dog. A blind man is led by his guide dog in Brasília, Brazil …   Wikipedia

  • guide dog — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms guide dog : singular guide dog plural guide dogs a dog that is trained to lead a person who cannot see. The usual American word is Seeing Eye Dog …   English dictionary

  • guide dog — noun A dog that is trained to be of assistance to a blind person and is able to guide them. Syn: dog guide, seeing eye dog …   Wiktionary

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