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A dog of a small hardy breed developed in the border country of England and Scotland to hunt foxes, having ears that fold forward and a short wiry coat.
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(Breeds) a small rough-coated breed of terrier that originated in the Borders
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any of a breed of small terriers with a wiry coat, developed in the border area of Scotland and England.
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