Boston terrier


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Boston terrier

n.
A dog of a small breed that originated in New England as a cross between a terrier and a bulldog, having a short muzzle and a smooth, brindled or black coat with white markings. Also called Boston bull.

Boston terrier

or

Boston bull terrier

n
(Breeds) a short stocky smooth-haired breed of terrier with a short nose, originally developed by crossing the French and English bulldogs with the English bull terrier

Bos′ton ter′rier


n.
any of an American breed of small, shorthaired dogs with a short, square muzzle, erect ears, and a brindled or black coat with white markings.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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Noun1.Boston terrier - small pug-faced American terrier breed having a smooth brindle or black coat with white markingsBoston terrier - small pug-faced American terrier breed having a smooth brindle or black coat with white markings
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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