West Highland white terrier

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West Highland white terrier

n.
A terrier of a small breed developed in the Scottish Highlands, having erect ears and a straight white coat.

West Highland white terrier

n
(Breeds) a small pure white terrier having a hard straight coat and erect ears and tail

West` High′land white′ ter′rier


n.
one of a Scottish breed of small compact terriers with a hard, straight white coat and erect ears and tail.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.West Highland white terrier - small white long-coated terrier developed in ScotlandWest Highland white terrier - small white long-coated terrier developed in Scotland
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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A IN fact, the breed has had two other names the Roseneath terrier (after the Duke of Argyll's estate in Dunbartonshire) and the Poltalloch terrier (after the area in Argyll where they are thought to have originated).