Definition of Airedale in English:


Syllabification: Aire·dale
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌdāl


  • A large terrier of a rough-coated black and tan breed.
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    • One of the Harrison's dogs, an Airedale Terrier, stayed with the trapped women throughout the ordeal.
    • The Airedale terrier found in the cathedral grounds of Dunkeld greets visitors with a wet muzzle.
    • The Airedale is the king of the terriers and the largest of the terrier group.


late 19th century: from Airedale, a district in Yorkshire, England, where the dog was bred.

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