fox terrierfox terrier
any of a breed of terrier having a long, lean head, a white coat with dark markings, and an erect tail, formerly trained to drive foxes out of hiding: there are two varieties, the smooth, with a flat, dense coat, and the wire (or wire-haired)
A small terrier of any of various breeds, especially the smooth fox terrier and the wire fox terrier, originally developed in England for driving foxes from their burrows.
- The subject of the second undesigned experiment was a wire-haired fox-terrier.
- Having had ample opportunity of being "corrupted," the fox-terrier was mated with a prize dog of her own strain.