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Boston terrier

noun

Definition of Boston terrier

  1. :  any of a breed of small smooth-coated terriers originating as a cross of the bulldog and bull terrier and being brindled or black with white markings —called also Boston bull



1894

First Known Use of boston terrier

1894


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