Bedlington terrier

noun Bed·ling·ton terrier \ ˈbed-liŋ-tən- \

Definition of Bedlington terrier

: a swift lightly built terrier of English origin with a long narrow head, arched back, and usually curly coat called also Bedlington

Origin and Etymology of bedlington terrier

Bedlington, parish in Northumberland, England


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