(also Maltese terrier)
A dog of a very small breed, with long white hair.
- He's a proper pedigree white Maltese dog - he deserves somebody younger who can give him the proper love he deserves.
- When firemen entered the apartment, they found a Maltese dog sitting calmly in front of the phone.
- The panther had streaked out of the woods where I was taking a friend's small Maltese terrier for a walk.
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