Norfolk terrier


: any of a breed of dogs developed in England and resembling the Norwich terrier but having folded-over ears

Examples of Norfolk terrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even Chester, the couple’s Norfolk terrier, has his own closet, with toys and dog accessories organized to perfection. Camille Okhio, ELLE Decor, 19 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Norfolk terrier was in 1964

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“Norfolk terrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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