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Welsh terrier

noun
1.
one of a Welsh breed of terriers having a wiry, black-and-tan coat, resembling an Airedale but smaller.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for Welsh terrier

Welsh terrier

noun
1.
a wire-haired breed of terrier with a black-and-tan coat
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Encyclopedia Article for Welsh terrier

breed of terrier native to Wales, where it has been used as a hunter of foxes, otters, and badgers. The Welsh terrier is a small, Airedale-like dog with a characteristically game and energetic nature. It has a hard, wiry coat, usually black-and-tan, stands about 15 inches (38 cm) high, and weighs about 20 pounds (9 kg). Wide-set eyes and a flat skull give the breed a distinctive, "intelligent" expression

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