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    Bounding dog

    Hello,

    Does "bounding mastiff" in this context mean a dog that leaps?

    Bryant closed his laptop and went out into the yard, tossing a tennis ball to his enormous bounding Japanese mastiff. Fingers of snow extended down through the dark forests of the Bitterroot, and high white contrails in the big sky caught the late-afternoon sunlight.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Bounding dog

    Quote Originally Posted by Cynthia Garett View Post
    Hello,

    Does "bounding mastiff" in this context mean a dog that leaps?

    Bryant closed his laptop and went out into the yard, tossing a tennis ball to his enormous bounding Japanese mastiff. Fingers of snow extended down through the dark forests of the Bitterroot, and high white contrails in the big sky caught the late-afternoon sunlight.

    Thank you.
    Yes, either jumping up to catch a ball or leaping forward as he runs.

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    Re: Bounding dog

    Thank you.

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    Re: Bounding dog

    Your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.

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