meaning of Airedale

Airedale meaning in General Dictionary

a breed of huge wiry coated terriers bred in Yorkshire

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  • variety of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire

Airedale meaning in Etymology Dictionary

particular terrier, 1880, named for Airedale, a district in western Riding, Yorkshire. Identify registered by Kennel Club (1886), for earlier in the day Bingley (where first-bred), or broken-haired terrier. [Weekley]

Sentence Examples with the word Airedale

From 1877 to 1886 he was principal of Airedale College, Bradford, a post which he gave up to become the first principal of Mansfield College, Oxford.

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