Bedlington terrier

noun
Bed·​ling·​ton terrier | \ ˈbed-liŋ-tən- How to pronounce Bedlington terrier (audio) \

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

First Known Use of Bedlington terrier

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bedlington terrier

Bedlington, parish in Northumberland, England

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The first known use of Bedlington terrier was in 1867

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Cite this Entry

“Bedlington terrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bedlington%20terrier. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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