Clydesdale terrier

noun

: a small terrier of a breed resulting from selective breeding of the Skye terrier and distinguished by tiny erect ears, a long and silky coat, and short legs

Word History

Etymology

from Clydesdale, valley in Scotland where it originated

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“Clydesdale terrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clydesdale%20terrier. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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