dinmont

dinmont

(ˈdɪnmɒnt)
n
(Animals) dialect Northern English and Scot a young neutered male sheep
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100 Dandie dinmont One of Britain's oldest terrier breeds, one of the rarest dogs in the world.
The individual, 24 page long titles comprising the "My Day Learning Health and Safety" series bu Kerry Dinmont include: "Alex Eats the Rainbow: A Book About Healthy Eating"; "Amanda's Fire Drill: A Book about Fire Safety"; "Dan's First Day of School: A Book About Emotions"; "Clara Is Left Out: A Book About Bullying and Kindness"; "Emily Goes to the Park: A Book About Healthy Habits"; "Pearl's New Tooth: A Book About Caring for Your Teeth"; "Peter's Bus Ride: A Book About Bus Safety"; "David's New Bike: A Book About Being Active".
The Russell terrier jumped 14 spots (104th to 90th), the rat terrier rose five spots (101st to 96th), the Parson Russell terrier rose two spots (111th to 109th) and the Dandie Dinmont terrier improved five spots (172nd to 167th).
similar to the Dandy Dinmont, and which has been said to look like a lamb.
Key characters mentioned by Shortreed in his account are William Elliot of Millburnholm, (31) upon whom Scott would base the character of Dandie Dinmont in Guy Mannering (1815), John Elliot, styled the 'Laird of Whithaugh', another of Shortreed's cousins, who scraped out tunes to the ballads on his three-stringed fiddle and with whom Scott and Shortreed often lodged for the night, and Thomas Elliot of Twislehope, who welcomed the visitors with whisky punch.
FIFTY Dandie Dinmont terriers gathered in the Scottish Borders yesterday, together with their owners, to celebrate the rare and endangered breed.
Dinmont Drive, Edinburgh, has one and two-bed apartments, while Grange Loan, also in the city, has seven, five-bed homes.
The plummet in puppy numbers has led to the Kennel Club placing the Sealyham on their Vulnerable Native Breed list alongside Welsh corgis, Dandie Dinmont terriers and Otterhounds.
Breeds commonly seen in today's earthdog trials include Dachshunds and a variety of terriers: Australian, Bedlington, Border, Cairn, Dandie Dinmont, Fox, Jack Russell or Parsons, Lakeland, Manchester, Norfolk, Norwich, Scottish, Sealyham, Silky, Skye, Welsh, West Highland, Miniature Schnauzers, and even Miniature Bull Terriers.
I've a Jack Russell called Eric, named after Bollin Eric, and a Dandie Dinmont called Meg.
I can barely tell the difference between a Dandie Dinmont Terrier and a Schipperke.