Dandie Dinmont terrier

Dandie Dinmont terrier
noun
a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears
Syn: ↑Dandie Dinmont
Hypernyms: ↑terrier

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\\|dandē|dinˌmänt-, -_mənt-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized both Ds
Etymology: after Dandie Dinmont, character owning 2 such dogs in the novel Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott died 1832 Scottish writer
: a terrier of a breed originating on the border between Scotland and England having short legs, long body, pendulous ears, and rough coat, ranging in height from 8 to 11 inches and in weight from 14 to 24 lbs., and being silvery gray or cream to yellowish tan in color and distinctive for its very full topknot of silky light-colored hair

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Dan|die Din|mont «DAN dee DIHN mont», or Dandie Dinmont terrier,
a small terrier with a long body, long ears, short legs, and a rough coat, that originated in the Cheviot Hills between England and Scotland.
[< Dandie Dinmont, a character in Sir Walter Scott's Guy Mannering, who owned such terriers]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

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  • Dandie Dinmont terrier — Dan′die Din′mont ter rier [[t]ˈdæn di ˈdɪn mɒnt[/t]] n. dch one of a breed of small terriers having short legs, a long body, pendulous ears, a wiry coat, and a topknot • Etymology: 1840–50; after a character in Scott s novel Guy Mannering who… …   From formal English to slang

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