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A stocky, rough-coated, typically black-and-tan terrier of a breed with a square muzzle and drop ears.
- ‘The Welsh terrier is a rough-coated animal with droopy ears, originally bred in Wales to catch rats, mice and other vermin.’
- ‘In order to be an enjoyable pet, the Welsh terrier should be given basic training.’
- ‘Beautiful, friendly staff of all ages mill about cheerfully, each of them dressed in jeans - as much due to Wolfie the Welsh terrier's unfortunate habit of pawing everyone as it is to fashion.’
- ‘If you are very permissive and let bad behaviors slide, the Welsh terrier will walk all over you.’
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