Dandie Dinmont terrier(redirected from Dandy Dinmont)
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Dan·die Din·mont terrier(dăn′dē dĭn′mŏnt′)
A terrier of a small breed developed in the border area of England and Scotland, having a long body with short legs, drooping ears, and long, silky hair on top of the head.
[After Dandie Dinmont, the owner of six such dogs in Guy Mannering, a novel by Sir Walter Scott.]
Dan′die Din′mont ter`rier(ˈdæn di ˈdɪn mɒnt)
one of a breed of small terriers having short legs, a long body, pendulous ears, a wiry coat, and a topknot.
[1840–50; after a character in Scott's novel Guy Mannering who owned two such terriers]