Manchester terrier


Man·​ches·​ter terrier ˈman-ˌche-stər- How to pronounce Manchester terrier (audio)
: any of a breed of small short-haired black-and-tan terriers developed in England

Examples of Manchester terrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a Manchester terrier jumped up on his exhibitor, leaving a skid mark of mud on her skirt. Washington Post, 14 June 2021

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Word History


Manchester, England

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Manchester terrier was in 1891

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“Manchester terrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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