Sealyham terrier


Sea·​ly·​ham terrier ˈsē-lē-ˌham- How to pronounce Sealyham terrier (audio)
 especially British  -lē-əm-
: any of a breed of short-legged long-headed terriers developed in Wales with a usually white wiry outer coat and soft dense undercoat

Examples of Sealyham terrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other dogs that vied in vain for a spot in the finals included Stache, a Sealyham terrier. TIME, 15 May 2024 Annual Dog Show Presented by Purina A Sealyham terrier named Stache took the coveted first prize and won Best in Show at the 22nd Annual Dog Show Presented by Purina. Stephanie Sengwe, Peoplemag, 6 Dec. 2023 Purina estimates over 20 million animal lovers watched the Sealyham terrier earn his Best in Show ribbon on Thanksgiving Day. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2023

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Word History


Sealyham, Pembrokeshire, Wales

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sealyham terrier was in 1907

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“Sealyham terrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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