black-and-tan terrier

Definitions

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

In literature:

I knew a black-and-tan terrier years ago.
"Novel Notes" by Jerome K. Jerome
In the flat across the hall from us lived a lady with a black-and-tan terrier.
"The Four Million" by O. Henry
Dick, a small black-and-tan terrier, very well bred, and full of tricks and play.
"Station Life in New Zealand" by Lady Barker
Her dog, a little black-and-tan terrier, bit at her skirt.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
My Newfoundland would scorn to be seen making a drive at a black-and-tan terrier.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
But I had my dog with me, such a dear little thing, a black-and-tan terrier.
"Cecilia de Noël" by Lanoe Falconer
Janet has left me her little black and tan terrier, a very nice little dog, but I can't hope to rival Omar in his affections.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
Basket missed a black-and-tan terrier.
"The Mayor of Troy" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
All the black-and-tan terriers had their ears so cut as to make them very sharp and pointed.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, V. 5, April 1878" by Various
Several years ago a gentleman was presented with a black-and-tan terrier.
"Little Folks (November 1884)" by Various
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In news:

Its origins date back to the mid-1800s, when authorities on the breed believe it was developed as a result of a cross of the Otterhound and the now-extinct Black & Tan Terrier.
It is generally accepted that the Lancashire Heeler , which originated in Great Britain, is descended from a cross between the Welsh Corgi and a small black and tan terrier type dog.
It is generally accepted that the Lancashire Heeler, which originated in Great Britain, is descended from a cross between the Welsh Corgi and a small black and tan terrier type dog.
Descended from the Old English Black and Tan (Broken Coated) Terrier, this breed was developed in Wales to hunt badger, fox and otter.
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.
The Black and Tan Terrier.
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