Hunting Dogs by Oliver Hartley
The pendulous lips of the Bulldog
Blaze.--A white mark up the face.
Brush.--The tail of a Collie, or any bushy tail.
2. BRISKET.--The part of the body between the chest and the neck. Front part of chest.
Butterfly-nose.--A spotted nose.
Button-ear.--An ear which falls over in front, concealing the inside, as in Fox-Terriers.
Broken-up Face.--Refers more particularly to the face of the Bulldog or Toy Spaniel, and comprises the receding nose, or lay-back, deep stop, and wrinkle.
Burr.--The inside of the ears.
Breeching.--The tan-colored hairs on the back of the thighs of a Black-and-tan Terrier.
Beefy.--Big, beefy hind-quarters.
Cat-foot.--A short, round foot, with the knuckles high and well developed; like a cat's, short, round and compact.
3. CHEST.--The chest of a dog must not be confounded with the brisket; the breast or chest extends between the fore-legs from the brisket to the belly.
Cheeky.--When the cheek bumps are strongly defined; thick in cheek.
Chaps or Chops.--The pendulous lips of the Bulldog; the
Cobby.--Well ribbed up; short and compact.
Cloddy or Cobby.--Thick-set, short-coupled and low in stature.
Couplings.--The length or space between the tops of the shoulder-blades and tops of the hip-joints, or buckle-bones. A dog is accordingly spoken of as long or short "in the couplings."
Cow-hocked.--The hocks turning inward; hocks that turn in, like those of a cow.
Cushion.--Fulness in the top lips.
Crook-tail.--The crooked tail of a Bulldog.
Crank-tail.--Same as above.
Culotte.--The feather on the thighs, as in the Schipperke and Pomeranian.
Character.--The combination of points contributing to the whole make-up and giving to a dog that which is desired in his particular variety.
Corky.--Compact and active looking; springy and lively in action.
Dew-claws.--The extra claws found occasionally on the legs of all breeds, but especially of the St. Bernard; the superfluous claws inside the hind-leg just above the foot.
Dewlap.--Pendulous skin under the throat as in case of Blood-hound.
Dish-faced.--This term describes a dog whose nasal bone is higher at the nose than at the stop--a feature not infrequently seen in pointers.
Dudley-nose.--A flesh-colored nose.
Domed Skull.--Round skull.