One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dog of a breed of golden-brown pointer with large drooping ears.
- ‘There are more than 50 traditionally docked breeds recognised by the Kennel Club, including cocker spaniels, pointers, Irish terriers and vizslas.’
- ‘They have nine springer spaniels, one cocker spaniel and one Hungarian vizsla.’
- ‘They now have four female dogs: Madison, a black Labrador retriever, nine; Ellie, also a black lab, eight; Alex, a vizsla, eight; and Bea, a Weimaraner, a seven-month-old puppy.’
- ‘The adorable Hungarian vizsla has proved a huge hit at The Rowans Hospice in Purbrook, near Waterlooville, where she visits every Wednesday.’
1940s: from the name of a town in Hungary.
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