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      n   any of several usually small, active, and short-bodied breeds of dog, originally trained to hunt animals living underground  
     (C15: from Old French chien terrier earth dog, from Medieval Latin terrarius belonging to the earth, from Latin terra earth)  
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terrier          [2]  
      n     (English legal history)   a register or survey of land  
     (C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin terrarius of the land, from Latin terra land)  

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Terrier         
      n  
Informal   a member of the British Army's Territorial and Volunteer Reserve  


Aberdeen terrier  
      n      a former name for       Scottish terrier  
American pit bull terrier  
      n      another name for       pit bull terrier  
Australian terrier  
      n   a small wire-haired breed of terrier similar to the cairn  
Bedlington terrier  
      n   a lithe, graceful breed of terrier having a long tapering head with no stop and a thick fleecy coat,   (Often shortened to)    Bedlington  
     (C19: named after the town Bedlington in Northumberland, where they were first bred)  
black-and-tan terrier  
      n      a less common name for       Manchester terrier  
border terrier  
      n   a small rough-coated breed of terrier  
Boston terrier   , Boston bull terrier  
      n   a short stocky smooth-haired breed of terrier with a short nose, originally developed by crossing the French and English bulldogs with the English bull terrier  
bull terrier  
      n   a breed of terrier having a muscular body and thick neck, with a short smooth often white coat: developed by crossing the bulldog with various terriers  
   See also       pit bull terrier       Staffordshire bull terrier  
fox terrier  
      n   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  
Irish terrier  
      n   a breed of terrier with a wiry wheaten or reddish coat  
Kerry blue terrier  
      n   an Irish breed of terrier with a soft silky wavy coat of a silvery-grey or smoky blue colour  
Lakeland terrier  
      n   a wire-haired breed of terrier, originally from the Lake District and used for hunting  
Manchester terrier  
      n   a breed of terrier with a glossy black-and-tan coat,   (Also called (less commonly))    black-and-tan terrier  
Norfolk terrier  
      n   a small wiry-coated breed of terrier having a short tail and pendent ears  
Norwich terrier  
      n   a small wiry-coated breed of terrier having either erect or pendent ears  
pit bull terrier  
      n   a dog resembling the Staffordshire bull terrier but somewhat larger: developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized by kennel clubs,   (Also called)    American pit bull terrier  
Scotch terrier  
      n      another name for       Scottish terrier  
Scottish terrier  
      n   a small but sturdy breed of terrier, having short legs and erect ears and tail and a longish, wiry, usually black coat,   (Often shortened to)    Scottie     (Former name)    Aberdeen terrier  
Sealyham terrier  
      n   a short-legged wire-haired breed of terrier with a medium-length white coat,   (Often shortened to)    Sealyham  
     (named after Sealyham, village in S Wales, where it was bred in the 19th century)  
Skye terrier  
      n   a short-legged long-bodied breed of terrier with long wiry hair and erect ears  
Staffordshire bull terrier  
      n   a breed of smooth-coated terrier with a stocky frame and generally a pied or brindled coat  
   See also       bull terrier  
terrier   [1]  
      n   any of several usually small, active, and short-bodied breeds of dog, originally trained to hunt animals living underground  
     (C15: from Old French chien terrier earth dog, from Medieval Latin terrarius belonging to the earth, from Latin terra earth)  
terrier   [2]  
      n     (English legal history)   a register or survey of land  
     (C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin terrarius of the land, from Latin terra land)  
Tibetan terrier  
      n   a breed of dog with a long dense shaggy coat: it resembles a small Old English sheepdog  
Welsh terrier  
      n   a wire-haired breed of terrier with a black-and-tan coat  
West Highland white terrier  
      n   a small pure white terrier having a hard straight coat and erect ears and tail  
Yorkshire terrier  
      n   a very small breed of terrier with a long straight glossy coat of steel-blue and tan,   (Also called)    yorkie  

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