Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

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  • noun breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Jocularly they are called (in Germany) Petroleum dogs (= a play on the name Airedale, as pronounced in German, i.e. 'Erd-oel'").

    Lola or, The Thought and Speech of Animals

  • _Assistant (to the Airedale, which is barking furiously and straining at his lead).

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, April 30, 1919

  • The poet threw aside his book and called his Airedale terrier; the dog, responding in time, eventually reached his master's knee.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 5, 1916

  • Our trusty Airedale has been hiking with me today on the Timberline trail at Mt Hood ..... avoiding the HEAT of Portland.

    Spanish lessons

  • Just curious ....... are you the "Norma" I met with a frisky Airedale several years ago in Ajijic???

    Spanish lessons

  • Our trusty Airedale has been hiking with me today on the Timberline trail at Mt Hood ..... avoiding the HEAT of Portland.

    Spanish lessons

  • Just curious ....... are you the "Norma" I met with a frisky Airedale several years ago in Ajijic???

    Spanish lessons

  • Our trusty Airedale has been hiking with me today on the Timberline trail at Mt Hood ..... avoiding the HEAT of Portland.

    Spanish lessons

  • Our trusty Airedale has been hiking with me today on the Timberline trail at Mt Hood ..... avoiding the HEAT of Portland.

    Spanish lessons

  • Just curious ....... are you the "Norma" I met with a frisky Airedale several years ago in Ajijic???

    Spanish lessons

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