Definition of Bedlington terrier in English:

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Bedlington terrier

Pronunciation: /ˌbedliNGtən ˈterēər/

noun

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A terrier of a breed with a narrow head, long legs, and curly hair.
Example sentences
  • The poodle, Bedlington terrier, and Kerry blue terrier have long, wooly or coarse coats that tend to shed less.
  • In a previous incident a woman had to throw her dog, Darcy, a Bedlington terrier, into a neighbour's back garden to avoid it being attacked.
  • In this respect, of course, Aitchison's Bedlington terriers are the perfect sitters: if they come over, it's for a pat rather than a critique.

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after the village of Bedlington in northern England, where the breed originated.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Bed·ling·ton ter·ri·er

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