Dandie Dinmont

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dandie Dinmont 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.
    • Dandie Dinmont One of a breed of terriers with short legs, long body, and rough coat, originating in the country about the English and Scotch border.
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Usage

In literature:

Dandie Dinmont is simply the typical Border farmer.
"Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
She was stooping forward playing with Robert's Dandie Dinmont.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
I remember an honest Dandie Dinmont on a visit to Bath.
"Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character" by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
Another member of the party was Fuzz, Mrs. Thompson's dog, an intelligent Dandie Dinmont.
"A Canyon Voyage" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
But, since to do this was to abandon Dandie Dinmont to their mercy, Brown refused point-blank.
"Red Cap Tales" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
According to Mr. Shortreed, this goodman of Millburnholm was the great original of Dandie Dinmont.
"Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)" by John Gibson Lockhart
She was stooping forward playing with Robert's Dandie Dinmont.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
A pair of bright eyes shone out of his dark shaggy face, like a Dandy Dinmont's.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
But she swallowed hard, and clenched her fingers under the voluminous letter about Dandy Dinmont.
"The Princess Virginia" by C. N. Williamson
There is no better terrier exists to drive heavy gorse for rabbits than the Dandie Dinmont.
"Sporting Society, Vol. I (of 2)" by Various
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In news:

Terrier Group: Dandie Dinmont Terrier.
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is descended from the rough native terriers that were kept in the border country between England and Scotland.
Terrier Group: Dandie Dinmont Terrier .
They were developed in the early 1800s, incorporating such breeds as the Dandie Dinmont, which was crossed with the local blue and tan broken-coated terriers.
These include the Dandie Dinmont, Scottish, Skye and Cairn Terriers.
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