Norwich terrier

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Norwich terrier

n.
A terrier of a small breed developed in Norwich, England, having short legs, erect ears, and a wiry coat.

Norwich terrier

n
(Breeds) a small wiry-coated breed of terrier having either erect or pendent ears

Nor′wich ter′rier


n.
one of an English breed of small, short-legged terriers with a straight, wiry coat and erect ears.
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Noun1.Norwich terrier - English breed of small short-legged terrier with a straight wiry red or grey or black-and-tan coat and erect earsNorwich terrier - English breed of small short-legged terrier with a straight wiry red or grey or black-and-tan coat and erect ears
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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Terriers breeds (291): Airedale Terriers 9, American Staffordshire Terriers 6, Australian Terriers 10, Bedlington Terriers 12, Border Terriers 13, Bull Terriers (Colored) 4, Bull Terriers (White) 3, Cairn Terriers 13, Cesky Terriers 9, Dandie Dinmont Terriers 2, Fox Terriers (Smooth) 16, Fox Terriers (Wire) 8, Glen of Imaal Terriers 3, Irish Terriers 7, Kerry Blue Terriers 12, Lakeland Terriers 8, Manchester Terriers (Standard) 9, Miniature Bull Terriers 8, Miniature Schnauzers 18, Norfolk Terriers 9, Norwich Terriers 19, Parson Russell Terriers 11, Russell Terriers 15, Scottish Terriers 12, Sealyham Terriers 5, Skye Terriers 7, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers 15, Staffordshire Bull Terriers 7, Welsh Terriers 5, West Highland White Terriers 16.
Young, who has the credentials to judge all 26 breeds in the sporting group, as well as Norfolk and Norwich terriers, said that the show will be in Boston through 2008 and will then move to a new venue, possibly in Providence.

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