Definition of Toy terrier

1. Noun. A small active dog.

Generic synonyms: Toy, Toy Dog



Lexicographical Neighbors of Toy Terrier

toy boy
toy boys
toy business
toy chest
toy dog
toy dogs
toy drive
toy drives
toy industry
toy poodle
toy poodles
toy shop
toy soldier
toy soldiers
toy spaniel
toy terrier (current term)
toy with
toyboy
toyboys
toyear
toyed
toyer
toyers
toyetic
toyful
toyhouse
toyhouses
toyi-toyi
toying
toyingly

Literary usage of Toy terrier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"Portraits by Sir Francis Grant, in which a toy-terrier was introduced by Landseer, and one by Reginald Cholmondeley are in possession of his family. ..."

2. The Dogs of the British Islands: Being a Series of Articles on the Points of by John Henry Walsh (1882)
"In addition 'to the black and tan, and the white toy terrier, there is also the blue fawn, differing only in colour, and seldom noticed by our judges of the ..."

3. Supplement to Encyclopædia Britannica (ninth Edition): A Dictionary of Arts (1889)
"The toy-dogs are the rough-coated, including the King-Charles and Blenheim spaniels, the Maltese dog, and the rough toy-terrier. The smooth-coated include ..."

4. Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by American supplement, Encyclopaedia britannica (1884)
"The toy-dogs are the rough-coated, including the King-Charles and Blenheim spaniels, the Maltese dog, and the rough toy-terrier. The smooth-coated include ..."

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