What is another word for terrier?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛɹɪə] (IPA)

Terrier is a type of dog that is known for its tenacity, energy, and quickness. There are many different breeds of terriers, each with its own unique characteristics. Some synonyms for the word terrier include schnauzer, bull terrier, Jack Russell terrier, Airedale terrier, and Scottish terrier. These dogs are all known for their loyalty, intelligence, and strong-willed personalities. They are often used for hunting and ratting, and make excellent companions for those who appreciate their spunky and spirited nature. No matter which type of terrier you choose, you can be sure that you are getting a dog that is full of character and personality.

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Usage examples for Terrier

Oh, yes, I'll sell it; give him the tiger, boots, cockade, and all,-everything except that Skye terrier.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Another bull-terrier, dear-or a new saddle?
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
It probably was in search of the terrier of the Burmese wife of our native cook; but it did not succeed in the quest.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch

Famous quotes with Terrier

  • I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat.
    Alfred Edward Housman
  • I also have two dogs, a Chihuahua and a Yorkshire terrier, so if they like him, that's a good sign.
    Christina Milian
  • Thare are people who dont do ennything but watch their simptoms. I have seen dogs ackt just az sensible, i hav seen a rat terrier watch the simptoms ov a knot hole, in a board fence, all day, for sum rat tew cum out, but no rat didn't cum out.
    Josh Billings

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