dinmont

dinmont

(ˈdɪnmɒnt)
n
(Animals) dialect Northern English and Scot a young neutered male sheep
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Other claims to fame for the village include Sir Walter Scott having stayed at the Spa hotel, inspiring two characters in his second novel, Guy Mannering - the gypsy Meg Merrilees and the Borders farmer Dandy Dinmont.
FIFTY Dandie Dinmont terriers gathered in the Scottish Borders yesterday, together with their owners, to celebrate the rare and endangered breed.
The terriers were made famous by the writer's novel Guy Mannering, published 200 years ago, which told of Borders farmer Dandie Dinmont and his distinctive dogs.
Giant Schnauzers rose from 96 to 83; Keeshonden from 103 to 86; Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers from 104 to 97; Irish Terriers from 132 to 123; Kerry Blue Terriers from 130 to 126; Lakeland Terriers from 137 to 134; Sussex Spaniels from 169 to 162; and Dandie Dinmont Terriers from 172 to 168.
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.
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.
One of the Scottish artist's typically sentimental compositions (right), it showed a Dandie Dinmont and a Parson Russell Terrier waiting for their supper.
Meet Lucy, a cross-breed Dandie Dinmont terrier who lives in Dalton with her own Sharon Garraghan.
Curly-haired Paul is a dead ringer for his canine companion Crosby, who is a Dandie Dinmont Terrier - one of the UK's rarest dogs with just 80 born each year.