Last September I gave my Jack Russell terrier, Daisy, all of my money to invest.
The career of a 9-year-old Jack Russell terrier named Uggie was almost over when he bit a goat.
Tavia put on the shoe, but first she shook the terrier and scolded him.
Bob, the terrier, was always the most interesting of our hounds.
Garrity saw the act, and he took the smart chap by his coat collar and shook him as a terrier would a rat.
Lenoir growled, but said nothing, as he shook him much as a terrier does a rat.
Whatever sort of terrier Mr Wootton has, you may be sure of one thing—that it is the right sort.
It was long past midnight, and the terrier's hints became imperious.
Throwing little Gray aside as he would a terrier, the young athlete whirled on the stalwart regular.
The terrier was the Navy's first operational surface to air missile.
mid-15c., from Old French chien terrier "terrier dog," literally "earth dog," from Medieval Latin terrarius "of earth," from Latin terra "earth" (see terrain). So called because the dogs pursue their quarry (foxes, badgers, etc.) into their burrows.
"loop raised in pile-weaving, left uncut," 1784, possibly an alteration of French tiré "drawn," from past participle of tirer "draw out" (cf. German gezogener Sammet "drawn velvet").