Border terrier


noun

one of a British breed of small terriers having a dense, wiry coat ranging in color from red to pale yellow, sometimes being gray and tan, or blue and tan.

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Origin of Border terrier

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for Border terrier

border terrier

noun

a small rough-coated breed of terrier that originated in Britain
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