Definition of Black-and-tan terrier
1. Noun. A breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England.
Generic synonyms: Rat Terrier, Ratter
Specialized synonyms: Toy Manchester, Toy Manchester Terrier
Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-and-tan Terrier
Literary usage of Black-and-tan terrier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"HE Black and Tan Terrier has as good a right to be considered the representative of the old English terrier as any breed in existence, and probably a better ..."
2. The Complete Dog Book by William A. Bruette (1922)
"THE black-and-tan terrier There was a Black-and-Tan Terrier in England before the days of dog shows, less graceful in outline and coarser in type, ..."
3. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"... and was " marked precisely like a black-and-tan terrier." This dog, or another exactly the same colour, ran at the Scottish National Club on the 21st of ..."
4. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"CHAPTER XLVII THE black-and-tan terrier AMONG the numerous varieties of Terriers now recognised and classified, the Black-and-tan is one of many altogether ..."
5. Dogo-graphy: The Life and Adventures of the Celebrated Dog Tiger, Comprising by Francis Butler (1856)
"TIGER'S ATTACHMENT TO "VICK," A FEMALE black-and-tan terrier. HER PROPERTIES AND CHARACTERISTICS. My acquaintances were not all of the masculine gender; ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"... he has been transformed into a smart terrier built much on the lines of the "old English black-and-tan terrier" that has existed in England for many ..."