Dandie Dinmont

Dandie Dinmont

[dan-dee din-mont]
noun
one of a breed of small terriers having short legs, pendulous ears, and a long, wiry, pepper- or mustard-colored coat.

Origin:
1840–50; after a character in Scott's novel, Guy Mannering, who owned two such terriers

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

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