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fox terrier

noun
1.
either of two English breeds of small terriers having either a long, wiry coat or a short, flat coat, formerly used for driving foxes from their holes.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for fox-terrier

fox terrier

noun
1.
either of two breeds of small terrier, the wire-haired and the smooth, having a white coat with markings of black or tan or both
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