silky terrier


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silky terrier

n.
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.

silky terrier

n
(Animals) another name for a Sydney silky

silk′y ter′rier


n.
one of an Australian breed of toy dogs with a long, silky blue coat with tan markings, and a topknot.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.silky terrier - Australian breed of toy dogs having a silky blue coatsilky 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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