Scottish terrier

noun

Definition of Scottish terrier

: any of an old Scottish breed of terrier that has short legs, a long head with small erect ears and a powerful muzzle, a broad deep chest, and a very hard coat of wiry hair

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First Known Use of scottish terrier

1815


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