Skye terrier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Skye terrier Scottish breed of terrier with shaggy hair and long low body with short legs; native to the Isle of Skye
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Skye terrier (Zoöl) See Terrier.
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Usage

In literature:

It was the size of a man, but it seemed covered with a dull grey hair almost like a Skye-terrier.
"The Island of Doctor Moreau" by H. G. Wells
I had a dear friend once, a brown terrier; 'Skye' they called her.
"Black Beauty" by Anna Sewell
Man, the Skye terriers go into dens of foxes and wildcats, and worry bulls till they tak' to their heels.
"Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson
Her little Skye terrier was seized with jealousy at her gesture, and came nuzzling in between with his black nose.
"Nuttie's Father" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Old Mrs Riordan with the rumbling stomach's Skye terrier in the City Arms hotel.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Miss Nowell came to the gate, and stood there looking out, with a Skye terrier in her arms.
"Fenton's Quest" by M. E. Braddon
Up the hill again we walked, with the little Skye terrier cantering in advance or madly chasing the chickens across the road.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 29. August, 1873." by Various
Her favourites were Skye terriers and the so-called 'turnspits' which were introduced into this country by Prince Albert.
"Queen Victoria" by E. Gordon Browne
Up the hill again we walked, with the little Skye terrier cantering in advance or madly chasing the chickens across the road.
"On the Church Steps" by Sarah C. Hallowell
I want to have a Skye terrier now, and name him after you.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
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In poetry:

"Oh! lang-haired Skyes are lovin' beasts,
"An' terrier dogs are fair,
"But never yet was terrier born,
"Wi' ell-lang gowden hair!
"The Fall of Jock Gillespie" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

The Scottish, West Highland White and Cairn terrier s were developed from the same stock, first called Scotch terriers and later Skye terriers.
These include the Dandie Dinmont, Scottish, Skye and Cairn Terriers.
Toester is a 2-year-old Great Dane from Petersburg , VA. Eva is a 1-year-old Boston Terrier from petersburg , VA. Skye is a 6-year-old Doberman Pinscher from petersburg , VA. Lyla is a 0-year-old Boston Terrier from petersburg , VA.
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