[ air-deyl ]
/ ˈɛərˌdeɪl /
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
Words nearby Airedale
, air duct
, air embolism
, air engine
, air-entrained concrete
, air equivalent
, air express
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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.
You take a common ancestral mutt, and generations later you can develop an Airedale, a dachshund or a Spitz.
Beside him lay a wiry-haired Airedale, seemingly asleep yet with one eye ready to cock open at the captains slightest move.
That case where you fined me five pounds over an Airedale what tried to gobble up a tally-man.
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 backAlso called: Airedale terrier
Word Origin for Airedale
C19: name of a district in Yorkshire
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