Dandie Dinmont terrier

noun Dan·die Din·mont terrier \ˈdan-dē-ˈdin-ˌmänt-\

Definition of Dandie Dinmont terrier

  1. :  any of a breed of terriers characterized by short legs, a long body, pendulous ears, a rough coat, and a full silky topknot

Origin and Etymology of dandie dinmont terrier

Dandie Dinmont, character owning six such dogs in the novel Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott

First Known Use: 1875

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