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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground.

Usage examples (29)
  • Then he called the terrier and set him upon his knee.
  • The Staffordshire bull terrier is homeless and potential new owners are put off by the two noses that it has.
  • By the last quarter of the nineteenth century, virtually every dog that you might call a terrier was an excited barker.
  • It is known, too, that the hyena is a "terrier" -- a burrowing animal. for more
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