- one of an English breed of toy terriers having a long, silky, straight coat that is dark steel blue from the back of the skull to the tail and tan on the head, chest, and legs.
Origin of Yorkshire terrier
First recorded in 1880–85
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- a very small breed of terrier with a long straight glossy coat of steel-blue and tanAlso called: yorkie
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