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A terrier of a medium-sized breed developed in England, having a narrow wedge-shaped head and a thick woolly coat.
[After Bedlington, a town of northeast England.]
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(Breeds) a lithe, graceful breed of terrier having a long tapering head with no stop and a thick fleecy coat. Often shortened to: Bedlington
[C19: named after the town Bedlington in Northumberland, where they were first bred]
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Bed′ling•ton ter′rier(ˈbɛd lɪŋ tən)
one of an English breed of slender terriers having a narrow, rounded head, an arched back, and a thick, fleecy, usu. bluish coat groomed to resemble a lamb.
[1865–70; after Bedlington, town in Northumberland, England]
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