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Wes·tie

 (wĕs′tē)
n. Informal
A West Highland white terrier.
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westie

(ˈwɛstɪ)
n
1. (Peoples) NZ a young working-class person from the western suburbs of Sydney
2. (Peoples) Austral a young working-class person from the western suburbs of Auckland

Westie

(ˈwɛstɪ)
n
(Breeds) informal a West Highland terrier
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West` High′land white′ ter′rier


n.
one of a Scottish breed of small compact terriers with a hard, straight white coat and erect ears and tail.
[1900–05]
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Every August and September for the past eight years, Scottie, the Westie, has appeared at the surgery suffering from red, inflamed, scaly, itchy skin.
Q Five years ago my little Westie had five or six "warts" removed from his back and head under a general anaesthetic.
Hazel added: "A cheque will be on its way to Westie Rescue."
But their exile in the sun didn't keep the Westie boys out of trouble.
Q My three-year-old Westie keeps scooting along the floor.
She said: "My garden will be open again this year for charity and there will be lots of plants for sale." Mrs Busby's garden, at 99 Rocky Lane, will be open from 2pm to 3.30pm and all proceeds will go to the charity Westie Rescue.
IN reply to the veterinary nurse from Irvine who said that the West Highland terrier was one of the worst to treat, I was the proud owner of a Westie for 16 years.
TWO women were being questioned by Spanish police last night investigating the mystery disappearance of Westie crime bosses Shane Coates and Stephen Sugg.
Q We're thinking of buying a Westie but I was told they are prone to eczema.
Mrs Busby's garden, 99 Rocky Lane, will be open from 2pm to 3.30pm and all proceeds will go to the charity Westie Rescue.
Last week, an elderly lady brought her 12-year-old Westie to the surgery to be examined.
The destruction order was issued at Aberdeen District Court on Wednesday, after Sam's owner William Shaw failed to comply with a 1996 court ruling that the Westie be kept quiet.

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