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Dandie Dinmont terrier

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A terrier of a small breed developed in the border area of England and Scotland, having a long body with short legs, drooping ears, and long, silky hair on top of the head.

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  • noun a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears

Etymologies

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

[After Dandie Dinmont, the owner of six such dogs in Guy Mannering, a novel by Sir Walter Scott.]

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