Definition of Dandie Dinmont

1. Noun. A breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears.

Exact synonyms: Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Generic synonyms: Terrier



Definition of Dandie Dinmont

1. n. In Scott's "Guy Mannering", a Border farmer of eccentric but fine character, who owns two terriers claimed to be the progenitors of the Dandie Dinmont terriers.

Definition of Dandie Dinmont

1. Noun. A terrier of a small Scottish breed with long body, short legs, and a distinctive "top-knot" of hair on the head. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dandie Dinmont

Damon
Damon Runyon
Damon and Pythias
Dampier
Damus-Kaye-Stancel procedure
Damus-Stancel-Kaye anastomosis
Dan.
Dana
Dana's operation
Danaan
Danaea
Danaidae
Danaus
Danaus plexippus
Dance's sign
Dandie Dinmont (current term)
Dandie Dinmont terrier
Dando
Dandy-Walker syndrome
Dandy operation
Dane
Dane's stain
Danegeld
Danegelt
Danelaw
Danes
Danforth's sign
Dangaleat
Dangla
Danglebahn

Literary usage of Dandie Dinmont

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1. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1878)
"... I have only been able to discover the whereabouts of a few which have any pretensions to the original mainland breed.—PRL" THE Dandie Dinmont TERRIER. ..."

2. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"... inquiry I have only been able to discover the whereabouts of a few which have any pretensions to the original mainland breed.—PEL" THE Dandie Dinmont ..."

3. Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battlefields and Scenes Illustrative by William Howitt (1842)
"I found Dagg a thorough Dandie Dinmont. Dandie he used lo know; and Hogg, he knew; and he had all the hearty frankness and bluntness of Dandie. ..."

4. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"Something of the bitter insularity that hedges the British bulldog - fancier appears to attach to the Dandie Dinmont devotee, as of the priest of a shrine ..."

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