- one of a breed of slender terriers having a short, glossy, black-and-tan coat, raised originally in Manchester, England.
Origin of Manchester terrier
First recorded in 1890–95
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- a small breed of terrier with a glossy black-and-tan coatAlso called (less commonly): black-and-tan terrier
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