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Dandie Dinmont

[dan-dee din-mont] /ˈdæn di ˈdɪn mɒnt/
noun
1.
one of a breed of small terriers having short legs, pendulous ears, and a long, wiry, pepper- or mustard-colored coat.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; after a character in Scott's novel, Guy Mannering, who owned two such terriers
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Dandie Dinmont

/ˈdændɪ ˈdɪnmɒnt/
noun
1.
a breed of small terrier with a long coat and drooping ears Also called Dandie Dinmont terrier
Word Origin
C19: named after a character who owned two terriers in Guy Mannering (1815), a novel by Sir Walter Scott
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