Yorkshire terrier


noun

one of an English breed of toy terriers having a long, silky, straight coat that is dark steel blue from the back of the skull to the tail and tan on the head, chest, and legs.

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Origin of Yorkshire terrier

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for Yorkshire terrier

Yorkshire terrier

noun

a very small breed of terrier with a long straight glossy coat of steel-blue and tanAlso called: yorkie
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