Briard

The Briard d is an ancient breed of large herding dog, originally from France. A Briard-type dog appears in Gaston Febus` Livre de chasse (`Book of the Hunt`), written in the 14th century. According to legend, about the same time, a Briard fought a judicial duel with Robert Macaire to avenge its owner`s murder, Aubry of Montdidier. Charlemagne...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Briard

briard

noun old French breed of large strong usually black dogs having a long tail and long wavy and slightly stiff coat
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Briard

An ancient French breed of sturdily built, rough-coated dogs.
Found on http://www.apluspetgoods.com/petsupplies/dog-glossary.php

Briard

Briard (brēärd') , breed of muscular, wiry working dog whose origins may be traced back to 12th-century France. It stands from 22 to 27 in. (55.9–68.6 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs between 70 and 80 lb (31.8–36.3 kg). Its moderately long, stiff, slightly wavy coat is...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0808893.html

briard

French sheepdog breed mentioned in French records of the 12th century and depicted in medieval French tapestries. It is known in France as berger de ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/111

Briard

The Briard is a French breed of guard dog, originally developed in the province of Brie during the 12th century to guard herds of sheep against wolves and other predators. With the decline of wolves the Briard was used as a herding dog. The Briard stands about 65 cm tall and has a flowing coat generally black in colour, and unusually the breed has ...
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BBA.HTM

briard

[n] - old French breed of large strong usually black dogs having a long tail and long wavy and slightly stiff coat
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=briard
No exact match found