Jack Russell terrier

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Jack Russell terrier

n.
1. Any of several terriers developed in England to hunt foxes, having a small sturdy body and a dense, mostly white coat with brown or black markings, sometimes recognized as a distinct breed.
2. A Parson Russell terrier.

[After the Reverend John Russell (1795-1883), English clergyman who bred terriers.]

Jack′ Rus′sell ter`rier

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n.
one of a breed of small, short-legged terriers having a white coat with tan or black markings.
[1905–10; after John Russell (1795–1883), a Devonshire clergyman]
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