Airedale terrier

noun
Aire·​dale terrier | \ ˈer-ˌdāl- How to pronounce Airedale terrier (audio) \

Definition of Airedale terrier

: any of a breed of large terriers with a hard, wiry, black-and-tan coat

called also Airedale

First Known Use of Airedale terrier

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Airedale terrier

Airedale, valley of the Aire River, England

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“Airedale terrier.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Airedale%20terrier. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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