- one of an English breed of terriers having a topknot and a thick, fleecy, usually bluish coat, groomed to resemble a lamb.
Origin of Bedlington terrier
First recorded in 1865–70; named after Bedlington
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- a lithe, graceful breed of terrier having a long tapering head with no stop and a thick fleecy coatOften shortened to: Bedlington
Word Origin for Bedlington terrier
C19: named after the town Bedlington in Northumberland, where they were first bred
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