Definition of Yorkshire terrier in English:

Yorkshire terrier

Line breaks: York|shire ter|rier
Pronunciation: /jɔːkʃəˈtɛriə(r)


  • A dog of a small long-haired blue-grey and tan breed of terrier.
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    • Pekinese, bearded collies, dachshunds and Yorkshire terriers were among the 260 dogs seized at a single house in Lancashire last month.
    • Among terriers, only the Yorkshire terrier and the Boston terrier saw more registrations in 1998.
    • A Staffordshire bull terrier ripped apart a Yorkshire terrier and killed it in our park last Saturday.

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