Airedale type of terrier, 1880, named for Airedale, a district in West Riding, Yorkshire.
Name registered by Kennel Club (1886), for earlier Bingley (where first bred), or broken-haired terrier. [Weekley]

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  • airedale — [ ɛrdɛl ] n. m. • 1900; mot angl., abrév. de Airedale terrier (1880), nom de la vallée (dale) de l Aire ♦ Chien terrier à poil dur, à corps court et musclé. Des airedales. airedale [ɛʀdɛl] n. m. ÉTYM. 1900, in Höfler; mot angl., abrév. de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Airedale — is a geographic area in Yorkshire, England, corresponding to the river valley of the River Aire (pronounced air ). The valley stretches from the river s origin in Malham which is in the Yorkshire Dales, down past Bradford, through Leeds and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Airedale — n. 1. 1 a breed of large wiry coated terriers, bred in Yorkshire. Syn: Airedale terrier [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Airedale — ► NOUN ▪ a large rough coated black and tan breed of terrier. ORIGIN from Airedale, a district in Yorkshire …   English terms dictionary

  • Airedale — [er′dāl΄] n. [after Airedale, valley of the River Aire in England] any of a breed of large terrier having a hard, wiry, tan coat with black markings …   English World dictionary

  • Airedale — 54° 01′ 01″ N 1° 27′ 54″ W / 54.017, 1.465 Airedale est un secteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Airedale — /air dayl /, n. one of a breed of large terriers having a wiry, black and tan coat and a docked tail. Also called Airedale terrier. [1875 80; short for Airedale terrier; so called from the name of a district in Yorkshire where the dogs were bred] …   Universalium

  • Airedale — noun see Airedale terrier …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Airedale — noun a) A district in the West Riding of Yorkshire surrounding the vale of the River Aire b) An Airedale terrier …   Wiktionary

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