Manchester terrier


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Manchester terrier

n.
A dog of either of two varieties, standard or toy, of a breed that originated in Manchester, England, having a long tapering head and a smooth black-and-tan coat. Also called black-and-tan terrier.

Manchester terrier

n
(Breeds) a small breed of terrier with a glossy black-and-tan coat. Also called (less commonly): black-and-tan terrier

Man′chester ter′rier


n.
one of a breed of slender terriers with a long, narrow head and a short, glossy black-and-tan coat, raised orig. in Manchester, England.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Manchester terrier - a breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, EnglandManchester terrier - a breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England
rat terrier, ratter - any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
toy Manchester, toy Manchester terrier - breed of small Manchester terrier
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