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n. Informal
A Yorkshire terrier.
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(Breeds) another name for Yorkshire terrier
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York′shire ter′rier

one of an English breed of toy terriers having a long, silky, straight coat that is dark steel-blue with tan on the head, chest, and legs.
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Lucy is three this April and Sue said: "She loves posing for attention, she is one of four Yorkies I have.
Yorkies Boy arrives at a milestone in his career this afternoon when the nine-year-old lines up for his 100th start in the Bath finale.
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Jack Berry scored with two of his last three runners at Newbury last autumn before handing over the training licence at his Cockerham stable and the reappearing Yorkies Boy should give his son equal reason to enjoy the long journey back up to Lancashire.
The Yorkies won their quarter-final Roses battle against Lancashire at Old Trafford in style yesterday with Michael Vaughan hitting a brilliant ton.
He is a Geordie but was allowed to play for the Yorkies.
I lost my little two Yorkies, I had one for 10 years - and one eight years my company as I am a widow.
FOR A horse whose last four form figures read '0000', Yorkies Boy has asurprisingly obvious chance to win at Newbury tomorrow.
The Yorkies plummeted from 12-1 to 7-1 after favourites Surrey were stunned by Ireland and Leicestershire were knocked out by Devon.
Tim Easterby's sprinter hacked up by five lengths from Yorkies Boy in a conditions race over six furlongs and should have too much dash for his rivals over the minimum trip.
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