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A dog of any of various typically small, active breeds originally developed for driving game from burrows.
(Breeds) any of several usually small, active, and short-bodied breeds of dog, originally trained to hunt animals living underground
[C15: from Old French chien terrier earth dog, from Medieval Latin terrārius belonging to the earth, from Latin terra earth]
(Historical Terms) English legal history a register or survey of land
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin terrārius of the land, from Latin terra land]
(Military) informal a member of the British Army's Territorial and Volunteer Reserve
ter•ri•er(ˈtɛr i ər)
any of several breeds of usu. small dogs, used orig. to pursue game and drive it out of its hole or burrow.
[1400–50; late Middle English terrere < Anglo-French; Middle French (chien) terrier literally, earth dog < Medieval Latin]
- whippet - A cross between a greyhound and a terrier.
- terrier - A dog that "takes the earth" or unearths its prey, from Latin terra, "earth."
- Dobermann, pinscher - Dobermanns are named for German dog breeder Ludwig Dobermann; pinscher means "terrier" in German.
- Jack Russell - A type of terrier—not recognized as a distinct breed— named for the Rev. John Russell (1795-1883) of Devonshire.
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|Noun||1.||terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground|
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
bull terrier, bullterrier - a powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriers
Bedlington terrier - a light terrier groomed to resemble a lamb
Border terrier - small rough-coated terrier of British origin
Kerry blue terrier - an Irish breed of medium-sized terriers with a silky blue-grey coat
Irish terrier - medium-sized breed with a wiry brown coat; developed in Ireland
Norfolk terrier - English breed of small terrier with a straight wiry grizzled coat and dropped ears
Norwich terrier - English breed of small short-legged terrier with a straight wiry red or grey or black-and-tan coat and erect ears
Yorkshire terrier - very small breed having a long glossy coat of bluish-grey and tan
fox terrier - small lively black-and-white terriers formerly used to dig out foxes
Australian terrier - small greyish wire-haired breed of terrier from Australia similar to the cairn
Dandie Dinmont, Dandie Dinmont terrier - a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears
Boston bull, Boston terrier - small pug-faced American terrier breed having a smooth brindle or black coat with white markings
schnauzer - old German breed of sturdy black or greyish wire-haired terriers having a blunt muzzle ranging in size from fairly small to very large; used as ratters and guard dogs or police dogs
Scotch terrier, Scottie, Scottish terrier - old Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears
chrysanthemum dog, Tibetan terrier - breed of medium-sized terriers bred in Tibet resembling Old English sheepdogs with fluffy curled tails
Skye terrier - Scottish breed of terrier with shaggy hair and long low body with short legs; native to the Isle of Skye
soft-coated wheaten terrier - Irish breed of medium-sized terrier with an abundant coat any shade of wheat and very hairy head and muzzle
West Highland white terrier - small white long-coated terrier developed in Scotland
كَلْبٌ تَرِيَركَلْب صَيْد صَغير
terrier[ˈterɪəʳ] N → terrier m
terrier[ˈtɛriər] n (= dog) → terrier m (chien)
n → Terrier m
terrier[ˈtɛrɪəʳ] n → terrier m inv
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