Definition of Scottish terrier
1. Noun. Old Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scottish Terrier
Literary usage of Scottish terrier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"Moreover since to breed champions is the object of the fancier's breeding operations, the per centum of 'Davies, CJ, The scottish terrier, London, 1907. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"The scottish terrier—This is believed to be the oldest family of terriers in Scotland, although until recently he had not been so prominently brought ..."
3. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1894)
"THE scottish terrier. FROM all I have been told, and from what I have read, I believe that this little dog is the oldest variety of the canine race ..."
4. Scottish and Irish terriers by Williams Haynes (1912)
"CHAPTER II THE scottish terrier TO everyone the Highlands of Scotland are a land of romance. Their bold mountains covered ..."
5. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"THE scottish terrier SOMETHING of the distinctive, taciturn individuality of the kilted Highlander hangs ... The scottish terrier is not as other dogs are. ..."
6. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"CHAPTER XXXIX THE scottish terrier SCOTLAND is prolific in Terriers, ... Whinstone " insisted on the breed being called the scottish terrier. ..."