Noun(1) any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
(1) Those days in Ireland there were few breeds to choose from and the greyhound, Irish red setter, terrier and sheep dog were about as far as it went.(2) Both the Clydesdale and the Paisley terrier eventually became extinct, but not before they had contributed to the development of the Yorkie.(3) she would fight like a terrier for every penny(4) The Airedale terrier found in the cathedral grounds of Dunkeld greets visitors with a wet muzzle.(5) Honey is a young golden mixed breed terrier , who likes cats, and is full of fun and playful.(6) She was like a terrier worrying an elk hound, charging in and pressing an attack so fast and furious he had no choice but to defend himself.(7) We have two dogs: one is a terrier , a breed noted for their rat-hating, but in the absence of rats they take on mice - or possums.(8) Remember that this breed was originally used as a working terrier and was bred to hunt badgers, rabbits and foxes.(9) If you own a terrier - any breed or size - you can take it to Kelso to compete for what I am assured will be generous cash prizes.(10) He was like a terrier , bounding along, whereas I was more like a snail - there was just so much to see at this site.(11) Roche has worked like a terrier on the campaign, cancelling his summer holidays and launching a series of blistering broadsides on the No side.(12) Nearly every show in Cumbria has classes for foxhounds and terriers which shows the importance that hunting holds in the agricultural and village communities.(13) We had all sorts of dogs from terriers to spaniels and even a French basset hound.(14) Ronnie enjoys the country life and while his girlfriend of 15 years, Fiona, spends all her time with the horses, he is content with his two terriers and other animals.(15) In addition, there was a show of the Ullswater foxhounds and an open foxhound show; a show of various breeds of terriers along with gun dogs and children's pets.(16) In 1824 dogs used by farmers for shepherding were greyhounds, hounds, pointers, spaniels, lurchers and terriers all of which were exempted from the dog tax if the value of the farm was less than Ôö¼├║190 per year.
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