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.

Norwich terrier

n
(Breeds) a small wiry-coated breed of terrier having either erect or pendent ears

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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One went so far as to say his "16-year-old daughter and small pack of Norwich Terriers could probably get the stock up 50% to 100% before the end of the quarter.
Young, who has the credentials to judge all 26 breeds in the sporting group, as well as Norfolk and Norwich terriers, said that the show will be in Boston through 2008 and will then move to a new venue, possibly in Providence.
It discusses Airedale terriers, American pit bull terriers, Australian terriers, Bedlington terriers, border terriers, bull terriers, cairn terriers, Dandie Dinmont terriers, fell terriers, fox terriers, (smooth or wiry), Glen of Imaal terriers Irish terriers, Jack Russell terriers, Kerry blue terriers, Lakeland terriers, Norfolk terriers, Norwich terriers, Scottish terriers (so well described by Wodehouse as looking like Presbyterians), Sealyham terriers, slky terriers, Skye terriers, Tibetan terriers, Welsh terriers, Yorkshire terriers.

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