Definition of Skye terrier

1. Noun. Scottish breed of terrier with shaggy hair and long low body with short legs; native to the Isle of Skye.

Generic synonyms: Terrier
Specialized synonyms: Clydesdale Terrier



Definition of Skye terrier

1. Noun. A terrier of a long, low, hardy breed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Skye terrier

1. See Terrier. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skye Terrier

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skydiving
skydivings
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skye terrier (current term)
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Literary usage of Skye terrier

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"The following morning I was roused by a servant telling me that a favourite skye terrier was lying dead. I found that the mice had dragged the slice of ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Until about the year 1874 he was spoken of as the skye terrier, ... The Skye Terrier—The skye terrier is more suitable for a companion or house dog, ..."

3. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1894)
"THE skye terrier. THE question which is now agitating those who are most concerned in the welfare and well-being of the skye terrier is a peculiar one. ..."

4. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"This difficulty no doubt has operated against the more general adoption of the skye terrier as a ladies' pet. The following are the points of the Skye ..."

5. A Tour in Sutherlandshire: With Extracts from the Field-books of a Sportsman by Charles St. John (1849)
"Return to Sutherland — Travelling from Edinburgh — skye terrier; peculiarities of — Lairg — Loch Shin — River Shin — Reserve of the English — Mr. Young's ..."

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