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Bedlington terrier

noun
1.
one of an English breed of terriers having a topknot and a thick, fleecy, usually bluish coat, groomed to resemble a lamb.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; named after Bedlington
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Bedlington terrier

/ˈbɛdlɪŋtən/
noun
1.
a lithe, graceful breed of terrier having a long tapering head with no stop and a thick fleecy coat Often shortened to Bedlington
Word Origin
C19: named after the town Bedlington in Northumberland, where they were first bred
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