from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large terrier of a breed having long legs and a wiry tan coat marked with black.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A district in the West Riding of Yorkshire surrounding the vale of the River Aire
  • n. An Airedale terrier

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a breed of large wiry-coated terriers, bred in Yorkshire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire


After Airedale, a valley of north-central England.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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