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

  • n. A small dog of a breed developed in Scotland, having a broad head and a rough shaggy coat.

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  • n. small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland

Etymologies

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

So called because it hunts among cairns.

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