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black-and-tan terrier

noun
1.
a less common name for Manchester terrier
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  • But I had my dog with me, such a dear little thing, a black-and-tan terrier.

    Cecilia de Nol Lanoe Falconer
  • One of these, a black-and-tan terrier, always accompanies the ninety Indian children to church on Sunday morning.

  • A young man at the same hotel had two setters and a black-and-tan terrier.

    The Speech of Monkeys R. L. Garner
  • Several years ago a gentleman was presented with a black-and-tan terrier.

  • In the flat across the hall from us lived a lady with a black-and-tan terrier.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • My Newfoundland would scorn to be seen making a drive at a black-and-tan terrier.

    Around The Tea-Table T. De Witt Talmage

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