one of an Australian breed of toy dogs having a long, silky, blue coat with tan markings and erect ears, a topknot, and a docked tail.
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Also called Sydney silky.
Origin of silky terrier
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby silky terrier
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British Dictionary definitions for silky terrier
another name for a Sydney silky
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