wirehair

[wahyuh r-hair]

noun

a fox terrier having a wiry coat.

Nearby words

  1. wired equivalent privacy,
  2. wiredraw,
  3. wiredrawer,
  4. wiredrawn,
  5. wireframe,
  6. wirehaired,
  7. wirehaired pointing griffon,
  8. wireless,
  9. wireless application protocol,
  10. wireless local area network

Origin of wirehair

First recorded in 1880–85; wire + hair

Also called wire-haired terrier, wire fox terrier.

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