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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a breed of terrier with a long head, a dense, wiry coat of a solid color, often red or reddish, and a docked tail
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of a breed of terriers having a wiry reddish-brown coat.