Norwich terrier


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Norwich terrier

n.
A terrier of a small breed developed in Norwich, England, having short legs, erect ears, and a wiry coat.
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Norwich terrier

n
(Breeds) a small wiry-coated breed of terrier having either erect or pendent ears
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Nor′wich ter′rier


n.
one of an English breed of small, short-legged terriers with a straight, wiry coat and erect ears.
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Noun1.Norwich terrier - English breed of small short-legged terrier with a straight wiry red or grey or black-and-tan coat and erect earsNorwich terrier - English breed of small short-legged terrier with a straight wiry red or grey or black-and-tan coat and erect ears
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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Lorrie was a member of the Norwich Terrier Club of America where she served in various functions and was awarded the Outstanding Sportsmanship award jointly by the club and the American Kennel Club.
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As I described in WDJ's July issue, on the night of June 1st, my dog Ella, an 11-pound Norwich Terrier, was attacked by a raccoon in my backyard.
2:54 p.m.: Nichols Drive, lost Norwich terrier without collar, has a chip; information was given to animal control.
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