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A toy terrier of a breed developed from a cross between the Australian terrier and the Yorkshire terrier, having short legs and a long silky bluish-gray coat with tan markings.
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(Animals) another name for a Sydney silky
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one of an Australian breed of toy dogs with a long, silky blue coat with tan markings, and a topknot.
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|Noun||1.||silky terrier - Australian breed of toy dogs having a silky blue coat|
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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