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Yorkshire terrier

n.
A terrier of a toy breed developed in Yorkshire, having a long silky bluish-gray and tan coat.
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Yorkshire terrier

n
(Breeds) a very small breed of terrier with a long straight glossy coat of steel-blue and tan. Also called: yorkie
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York′shire ter′rier


n.
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.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.Yorkshire terrier - very small breed having a long glossy coat of bluish-grey and tanYorkshire terrier - very small breed having a long glossy coat of bluish-grey and tan
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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The cross of a Yorkshire Terrier and Poodle is a companion dog without the health problems Yorkshire Terriers and Poodles face.
The attack happened on December 23 as a woman was walking her two Yorkshire Terriers in Parkwood Road, Golcar.
Max and Mollie are Yorkshire terriers, they both live with John and Marie in Menstrie, Clackmannanshire.
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And where there is the ugly, there is also the good - in the form of a group of Yorkshire Terriers with not a hair out of place as they sat waiting ready for judging.
THREE Yorkshire terriers were found wandering a country lane in a "horrific" condition, sparking a hunt for whoever neglected them.
Initially, I thought that the Yorkshire Terriers (snappy, aggressive, unpredictable) had the edge, but then I thought about how easily a Chairboy could evade one of the little ankle-biters (stand on one of their chairs).
The incident happened at around 10.15pm on Saturday when two dogs attacked a woman walking two Yorkshire Terriers near the Waterloo Hotel on Alexandra Road.
REUNITED...Glynis Askew with her Yorkshire terriers Bonnie (left) and Kira.
She raises and trains Yorkshire terriers and miniature dachshunds, not as show dogs, but as family pets.

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