Scottish terrier

Scottish terrier

noun
one of a Scottish breed of small terriers having short legs and a wiry, steel-gray, brindled, black, sandy, or wheaten coat.
Also called Scotch terrier.


Origin:
1830–40

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Scottish terrier
 
n
Often shortened to: Scottie, Former name: Aberdeen terrier a small but sturdy breed of terrier, having short legs and erect ears and tail and a longish, wiry, usually black coat

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