Welsh terrier

noun

Definition of Welsh terrier

: any of a breed of wiry-coated terriers resembling Airedales but smaller and developed in Wales for hunting

First Known Use of Welsh terrier

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Welsh terrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20terrier. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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