Alsatian



of or relating to or its inhabitants.
of or relating to Alsatia.
a native or inhabitant of .
a resident or native of Alsatia.
Also called Alsatian dog. Chiefly British. German shepherd.
Historical Examples

I left the station-master’s office, and found the poor Alsatian waiting at the door.
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt

Footnote 418: The party which had contended most vigorously for Alsatian autonomy.
The Governments of Europe Frederic Austin Ogg

It is the new avatar of the “moral sense” carrying categorical insolence into the sphere of our one Alsatian sanctuary!
Visions and Revisions John Cowper Powys

Jean herself had remarked the gaze of the Alsatian mountaineer.
Two Penniless Princesses Charlotte M. Yonge

The priest, a short, jolly Alsatian, met us with shining face quite unlike any other missionary I had ever seen.
A Daughter of the Middle Border Hamlin Garland

His knock at the door was answered instantly by a young maid in Alsatian costume.
A Set of Six Joseph Conrad

He had not thought of the Alsatian in days, and yet they had been together in some memorable moments.
The Hosts of the Air Joseph A. Altsheler

He was an Alsatian, but his English was perfectly easy to understand.
John Gayther’s Garden and the Stories Told Therein Frank R. Stockton

Did you notice that woman with an Alsatian bow in her bonnet, that made her look like a horse with its ears laid back?
The Beth Book Sarah Grand

He was a curious fellow, this guardian, an Alsatian immigrant, he informed me.
France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert

noun
Officially called German shepherd, German shepherd dog. a large wolflike breed of dog often used as a guard or guide dog and by the police
a native or inhabitant of Alsace
(in the 17th century) a criminal or debtor who took refuge in the Whitefriars area of London
adjective
of or relating to Alsace or its inhabitants

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