Clydesdale terrier


Definition of Clydesdale terrier

: 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

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History and Etymology for Clydesdale terrier

from Clydesdale, valley in Scotland where it originated

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“Clydesdale terrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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