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Airedale

[air-deyl] /ˈɛərˌdeɪl/
noun
1.
one of a breed of large terriers having a wiry, black-and-tan coat and a docked tail.
Also called Airedale terrier.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; short for Airedale terrier; so called from the name of a district in Yorkshire where the dogs were bred
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Airedale

/ˈɛəˌdeɪl/
noun
1.
a large rough-haired tan-coloured breed of terrier characterized by a black saddle-shaped patch covering most of the back Also called Airedale terrier
Word Origin
C19: name of a district in Yorkshire
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Word Origin and History for Airedale

type of terrier, 1880, named for Airedale, a district in West Riding, Yorkshire.

Name registered by Kennel Club (1886), for earlier Bingley (where first bred), or broken-haired terrier. [Weekley]

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