Definition of Lakeland terrier in English:

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Lakeland terrier

Pronunciation: /leɪklənd ˈtɛriə/


A terrier of a small stocky breed originating in the Lake District.
Example sentences
  • 1968 Lakeland terrier Ch. Stingray of Derryabah becomes the first dog to win Best In Show at Westminster after winning the same award at Crufts, Westminster's London counterpart.
  • Jim's other dog, Milly, a two-year-old Lakeland terrier, is nonplussed by Robbie's antics, probably thinking he is barking and pays no attention to the carpet, preferring to have a nap while Jim sips his pint.
  • One day Davies went to visit his lodgers, and Ruby, their Lakeland terrier, gazed up at him imploringly, then relieved herself mightily on the kitchen floor.

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