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Skye terrier

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Pronunciation: /skʌɪˈtɛriə(r)
 
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Definition of Skye terrier in English:

noun

A small long-haired terrier of a slate-coloured or fawn-coloured Scottish breed.
Example sentences
  • Underneath her skirt, a small dog, a Skye terrier, was seen.
  • The Skye terrier, who followed his master's remains as they were taken to be buried at Greyfriars, watched over the grave for 14 years until his death.
  • In Atkinson's book Bobby is a Skye terrier, but Figg said there are no contemporary references to the breed.

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