Definition of Yorkshire terrier in English:

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Yorkshire terrier

Pronunciation: /ˌjɔːkʃə ˈtɛrɪə/


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A dog of a small long-haired blue-grey and tan breed of terrier.
Example sentences
  • 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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