soft-coated wheaten terrier


Definition of soft-coated wheaten terrier

: any of a breed of compact medium-sized terriers developed in Ireland and having a soft abundant light fawn coat

Examples of soft-coated wheaten terrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The other five were a golden retriever (sporting), a pharaoh hound (hound), a Siberian husky (working), a soft-coated wheaten terrier (terrier), and an old English sheepdog (herding). Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post, "A beefy bulldog named Thor hammers the competition to win National Dog Show," 28 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of soft-coated wheaten terrier

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Soft-coated wheaten terrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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