Airedale


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Airedale

(ˈɛəˌdeɪl)
n
(Breeds) a large rough-haired tan-coloured breed of terrier characterized by a black saddle-shaped patch covering most of the back. Also called: Airedale terrier
[C19: name of a district in Yorkshire]

Aire•dale

(ˈɛərˌdeɪl)

n.
one of a breed of large terriers having a hard, wiry black-and-tan coat and a long, square muzzle with chin whiskers. Also called Aire′dale ter`rier.
[1875–80; so called from the name of a district in Yorkshire where the dogs were bred]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Airedale - breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in YorkshireAiredale - breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
Translations

Airedale

[ˈɛədeɪl] N (also Airedale dog) → perro m Airedale

Airedale

nAiredaleterrier m
References in classic literature ?
A few minutes later, one of his patrons, a tow-headed young man who was boarding and rehearsing three performing leopards at Cedarwild, was asking Collins for the loan of an Airedale.
"Haven't got an Airedale," he said, and just then his eyes chanced to fall on Michael.
"I pin my faith on the Airedale when it comes to lion dogs," the leopard man demurred.
And Michael went to make the acquaintance of Jack, the surviving Airedale, and to do his daily turn with the leopards.
"I suppose I'm a fool," remarked the assistant secretary; "but by George, I can't help believing it, and I can see that girl now, with the big Airedale at her side protecting her from the terrors of a million years ago.
Once, Terrence, who was nearly as large as an Airedale and fully as lion-hearted--Terrence the Magnificent, as Tom Haggin called him-- had caught such a bush-dog trespassing on the beach and given him a delightful thrashing, in which Jerry and Michael, and Patsy and Kathleen, who were at the time alive, had joined with many shrill yelps and sharp nips.
In size and weight it is comparable to a large Airedale terrier.
I was sitting on deck with some of the fellows who were going into the American ambulance service with me, my Airedale, Crown Prince Nobbler, asleep at my feet, when the first blast of the whistle shattered the peace and security of the ship.
They told of the disappearance of Miss La Rue in the night of September 11th, and of the departure of Bowen Tyler in search of her, accompanied only by his Airedale, Nobs.
Give her my love." She marched off amid her guard of grave Airedales.
| THE Colne Valley claimed a hard-fought 19-13 victory over Airedale in the Federation.