Manchester terrier


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Manchester terrier a breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England
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In literature:

I am a Manchester terrier, and I fulfil the old instructions for such dogs.
"Pussy and Doggy Tales" by Edith Nesbit
The white bull terrier is a near relative of the Manchester.
"The Dogs of Boytown" by Walter A. Dyer

In news:

Terrier Group: Manchester Terrier .
The Manchester Terrier is a direct descendent of the early English Black and Tan Terrier, which was highly prized for its working ability as a "ratting" dog in the industrial areas of the North of England.