Dandie Dinmont

/dan"dee din"mont/
one of a breed of small terriers having short legs, pendulous ears, and a long, wiry, pepper- or mustard-colored coat.
[1840-50; after a character in Scott's novel, Guy Mannering, who owned two such terriers]

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  • Dandie Dinmont — Dan die Din mont (d[a^]n d[i^] d[i^]n m[o^]nt), or Dandie Dinmont Dan die Din mont, n. 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dandie Dinmont — Dandie Dan die, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of a breed of small terriers; called also {Dandie Dinmont}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dandie Dinmont — noun a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears • Syn: ↑Dandie Dinmont terrier • Hypernyms: ↑terrier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dandie Dinmont — /ˌdændi ˈdɪnmɒnt/ (say .dandee dinmont) noun one of a breed of small terriers with a long body, short legs, and a pepper or mustard coloured coat. {from Dandie (Andrew) Dinmont, in Sir Walter Scott s Guy Mannering , said to own the progenitors} …   Australian English dictionary

  • DANDIE DINMONT —    a humorous, jovial store farmer in Guy Mannering …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dandie Dinmont — [ˌdandɪ dɪnmənt] noun a terrier of a breed from the Scottish Borders, with short legs, a long body, and a rough coat. Origin C19: named after a character in Sir Walter Scott s Guy Mannering who owned a special breed of terriers …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier — Dandie Dinmon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dandie Dinmont Terrier Nombres alternativos Dand …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier — FCI Standard Nr. 168 Gruppe 3: Ter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dandie Dinmont terrier — [dan′dē din′mänt΄, din′mənt] n. 〚after Dandie (Andrew) Dinmont, character in Scott s Guy Mannering〛 any of a breed of small terrier with short legs, drooping ears, and a generally rough coat with a mass of silky hair on top of the head * * *… …   Universalium

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