wire fox terrier


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wire fox terrier

n.
A fox terrier of a breed having a wiry white coat with patches of black or tan. Also called wirehaired terrier.
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wire′ fox′ ter′rier


n.
one of a breed of fox terriers having a wiry coat.
Also called wire•hair (ˈwaɪərˌhɛər) wire′haired ter′rier.
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