Tibetan terrier


: any of a Tibetan breed of agile medium-sized dogs having a profuse, wavy or straight, long coat and a curled, well-feathered tail

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Examples of Tibetan terrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their store is named after their dog, a 3-year-old Tibetan terrier with fluffy white bangs and an open-mouthed smile. Los Angeles Times, 20 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Tibetan terrier was in 1905

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“Tibetan terrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tibetan%20terrier. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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