Definition of Bedlington terrier

1. Noun. A light terrier groomed to resemble a lamb.

Generic synonyms: Terrier



Definition of Bedlington terrier

1. Noun. A terrier that is often jokingly said to more closely resemble a sheep than a dog. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedlington Terrier

Beckwith syndrome
Becky
Beclard's anastomosis
Beclard's hernia
Beclard's triangle
Becquerel
Becquerel rays
Bed-Stuy
Beda
Bedford
Bedford cord
Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire clanger
Bedfordshire clangers
Bedlington Terrier
Bedlington terrier
Bedloe's Island
Bednar's aphthae
Bednar tumour
Bedrich Smetana
Bedrock
Beduin
Bedwardite
Bedwardites
Bee
Beeb
Beebs
Beecher
Beechtree
Beefeater

Literary usage of Bedlington terrier

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1. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"... for racing purposes as it is now, and therefore the need for a speedy dog did not exist. The bedlington terrier had a hard struggle to obtain from dog ..."

2. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine: Being an Encyclopedic Collection of by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"In order to accomplish this they put the bedlington terrier bitch first to a ... They now put the bitch to a bedlington terrier dog and get a litter of ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"The bedlington terrier — This dog takes his name from Bedlington, a village in Northumberland, in which locality the miners have kept him for many years. ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"With these terriers, the old Black-andean terrier, the bedlington terrier and the Irish terrier might be classed. The Skye terrier is a rather large dog, ..."

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