Airedale terrier

Airedale terrier
breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire
Syn: ↑Airedale
Hypernyms: ↑terrier

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\\ˈa(a)(ə)rˌdāl-, ˈe(ə)r-, ˈa(a)ə-, ˈeə-\ noun or airedale (-s)
Usage: often capitalized A
Etymology: from Airedale, valley of the Aire river, Yorkshire, England
: a large terrier with hard and wiry coat of a breed supposedly produced by crossing the black-and-tan terrier, bullterrier, and otterhound being about 22 inches high, weighing from 35 to 45 pounds, and having a coat black or dark-grizzled on back and sides and tan elsewhere

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Airedale [Airedale] noun (also Airedale terrier)
a breed of dog, the largest of the English ↑terriers, originally bred in ↑Yorkshire. It has a black body and a yellowish-brown head and legs.

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