Scottish terrier


Scottish terrier

noun

Definition of SCOTTISH TERRIER

:  any of an old Scottish breed of terrier that has short legs, a long head with small erect ears and a powerful muzzle, a broad deep chest, and a very hard coat of wiry hair

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First Known Use of SCOTTISH TERRIER

1837

Scottish terrier

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Short-legged terrier breed, perhaps the oldest of the Highland terriers. A strong and plucky dog, the Scottie is squat and bewhiskered, with alert-looking eyes and a distinctive rolling gait. It stands about 10 in. (25.5 cm) tall and weighs 18–22 lb (8–10 kg). Its hard, wiry coat may be of various colours.

Variants of SCOTTISH TERRIER

Scottish terrier or Scottie

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