Border terrier

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border terrier

n.
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.

Border terrier

n
(Breeds) a small rough-coated breed of terrier that originated in the Borders

Bor′der ter′rier


n.
any of a breed of small terriers with a wiry coat, developed in the border area of Scotland and England.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.Border terrier - small rough-coated terrier of British originBorder terrier - small rough-coated terrier of British origin
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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