One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A terrier of a small stocky breed originating in the Lake District.
- ‘One day Davies went to visit his lodgers, and Ruby, their Lakeland terrier, gazed up at him imploringly, then relieved herself mightily on the kitchen floor.’
- ‘Firemen were called out to rescue the Lakeland terrier after it fell whilst walking with its owner on the fells above Malham and Arncliffe.’
- ‘1968 Lakeland terrier Ch. Stingray of Derryabah becomes the first dog to win Best In Show at Westminster after winning the same award at Crufts, Westminster's London counterpart.’
- ‘Tan, a Lakeland terrier, went missing on a walk at Embsay reservoir with owner Brian Wright, of Skipton.’
- ‘Jim's other dog, Milly, a two-year-old Lakeland terrier, is nonplussed by Robbie's antics, probably thinking he is barking and pays no attention to the carpet, preferring to have a nap while Jim sips his pint.’
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