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Sealyham terrier

[see-lee-ham, -lee-uh m]
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  1. one of a Welsh breed of small terriers having short legs, a docked tail, and a wiry, mostly white coat.
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Origin of Sealyham terrier

First recorded in 1890–95; named after Sealyham, Wales, where it was first bred
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British Dictionary definitions for sealyham terrier

Sealyham terrier

  1. a short-legged wire-haired breed of terrier with a medium-length white coatOften shortened to: Sealyham
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Word Origin

named after Sealyham, village in S Wales, where it was bred in the 19th century
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