A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AKITA

Tue, 7 May '24
Japanese dog breed
Thu, 22 Feb '24
Asian dog breed
Mon, 2 Oct '23
Dog breed designated a "natural monument" by the Japanese government
Mon, 11 Apr '22
Curly-tailed Japanese dog
Sun, 27 Feb '22
Breed featured in 2009's "Hachi: A Dog's Tale"
Mon, 8 Nov '21
Japanese dog breed
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Japanese city that shares its name with a dog breed