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Airedale

[ air-deyl ]
/ ˈɛərˌdeɪl /
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noun
one of a breed of large terriers having a wiry, black-and-tan coat and a docked tail.
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Also called Airedale terrier.

Origin of Airedale

First recorded in 1875–80; short for Airedale terrier; so called from the name of a district in Yorkshire where the dogs were bred
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British Dictionary definitions for Airedale

Airedale
/ (ˈɛəˌdeɪl) /

noun
a large rough-haired tan-coloured breed of terrier characterized by a black saddle-shaped patch covering most of the backAlso called: Airedale terrier

Word Origin for Airedale

C19: name of a district in Yorkshire
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