one of a breed of large terriers having a wiry, black-and-tan coat and a docked tail.
- Also called Airedale terrier.
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How to use Airedale in a sentence
He was an Airedale and was pulling himself along on three legs, whimpering softly.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
You take a common ancestral mutt, and generations later you can develop an Airedale, a dachshund or a Spitz.A Feast of Demons | William Morrison
Beside him lay a wiry-haired Airedale, seemingly asleep yet with one eye ready to cock open at the captains slightest move.Cursed | George Allan England
That case where you fined me five pounds over an Airedale what tried to gobble up a tally-man.The Law and the Poor | Edward Abbott Parry
The Airedale, hearing Hals step, got up and fawned against him.Cursed | George Allan England
British Dictionary definitions for Airedale
a large rough-haired tan-coloured breed of terrier characterized by a black saddle-shaped patch covering most of the back: Also called: Airedale terrier
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