- one of a Scottish breed of small terriers having short legs and a wiry, steel-gray, brindled, black, sandy, or wheaten coat.
Origin of Scottish terrier
First recorded in 1830–40
Also called Scotch terrier.
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- a small but sturdy breed of terrier, having short legs and erect ears and tail and a longish, wiry, usually black coatOften shortened to: Scottie Former name: Aberdeen terrier