West Highland white terrier

West Highland white terrier
noun
small white long-coated terrier developed in Scotland
Hypernyms: ↑terrier

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized 1st W&H
: a small white dog of a breed developed in Scotland to dig out small quarry that has a hard uncurled outer coat about 2 1/2 inches long, a soft undercoat, a medium-width head with powerful jaws and sharp-pointed small ears, a compact body, short and muscular forelegs and hind legs, and a tail about five or six inches long

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one of a Scottish breed of small compact terriers having a white coat, erect ears and tail, originally developed as a hunting dog for small game.
[1900-05]

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West Highland white terrier,
a small, white terrier of a breed originating in Scotland.

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