bouvier noun

  1. a large powerful dog of a Belgian breed, having a rough shaggy coat: used esp for cattle herding and guarding

Word Origin for bouvier C20: from French, literally: cowherd Examples from the Web for bouvier Contemporary Examples of bouvier

  • We dealt with Edith [Bouvier, the French journalist injured in the shelling] just like we would deal with one of our own.

    Baba Amr’s Last Stand: The Final Days of the Syrian Rebel Stronghold

    Katie Paul

    March 5, 2012

  • Lost names, forsaken beliefs…Bouvier is fascinated too by the Westerners washed up in these out-of-the-way lands.

    Great Weekend Reads

    The Daily Beast

    November 20, 2010

  • During these periods, Bouvier describes the rich cast of eccentrics he meets in joyful, minute detail.

    Great Weekend Reads

    The Daily Beast

    November 20, 2010

  • Caroline has been raised all her life as a Bouvier, not a Kennedy—and a reticent female Bouvier at that.

    Caroline: The Reasons Why

    Tina Brown

    January 5, 2009

  • Historical Examples of bouvier

  • Raised from a seed bed made in 1824 by Bouvier, Jodoigne, Bel.

    The Pears of New York

    U. P. Hedrick

  • They were deduced from Bouvier’s theology which was then taught in all the seminaries of France.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • Mrs. Bouvier’s small patrimony was to be settled on the child.

    A Little Girl in Old Washington

    Amanda M. Douglas

  • In the single observation of Chotin and Bouvier it was 1060.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II


  • She held Bouvier in her claws and struck him savagely in the face to stun him.

    The Story of the Trapper

    A. C. Laut

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