Definition of Airedale in English:

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Airedale

Pronunciation: /ˈɛːdeɪl/

noun

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A large terrier of a rough-coated black-and-tan breed.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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