Manchester terrier

noun
Man·​ches·​ter terrier | \ ˈman-ˌche-stər- How to pronounce Manchester terrier (audio) , -chə-stər- \

Definition of Manchester terrier

: any of a breed of small short-haired black-and-tan terriers developed in England

First Known Use of Manchester terrier

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Manchester terrier

Manchester, England

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“Manchester terrier.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manchester%20terrier. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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