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Definition of the noun airedale

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noun - plural: Airedales

  1. breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Airedale: Airedale terrier
    • more generic word: terrier = any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground

Alternative definition of the noun airedale


  1. An Airedale terrier


  1. An Airedale terrier (sometimes capitalized)


  1. Airedale is a geographic area in Yorkshire, England, corresponding to the river valley of the River Aire. The valley stretches from the river's origin in Malham which is in the Yorkshire Dales, down past Keighley and Bingley, through Leeds and Castleford and on to join the River Ouse at Airmyn. This valley is of great topographic significance for provides low-altitude passes through the mid Pennines to the west coast.
  2. Airedale a.k.a. Airedale, Kentucky: Airedale is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Kentucky, United States.


The Airedale was an English automobile made in Esholt, near Shipley, West Yorkshire. It was the successor to the Tiny made by Nanson, Barker & Co from 1911 to the outbreak of war in the same town.

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Google previewAiredales (2001)

The Oorang Story by Bryan D. Cummins

The Airedale is the largest and most talented of the two dozen or so breeds that make up the terrier group. A comparatively new breed, in comparison with many others such as sight hounds, the Airedale has found a world-wide following ...

Google previewOriginal Dog Bible (2011)

The Definitive Source for All Things Dog by Kristin Mehus-Roe

Physical Description: The Airedale is a large, square terrier with a long, flat skull that equals the muzzle in...

Height: 22 to 23 inches Weight: 45 to 50 pounds Temperament: The Airedale is an excellent Airedale Terriers excel in police work and ...

Google previewMemory: Interdisciplinary Approaches (2012)

Interdisciplinary Approaches by Paul R. Solomon, George R. Goethals, Colleen M. Kelley, Benjamin R. Stephens

Airedale is a dog and dog is an animal), scripts ( e.g., ...

Google previewTraining Your Mixed Breed (2011)

by Miriam Fields-Babineau

The Airedale is the largest of the Terrier Group. Pictured here are a male (the larger of the two) ...

Google previewThe English Doctor (2012)

A Medical Journey by Dr Richard Sloan

Airedale is a suburbof Castleford and is oneofthemost deprived ...

Google previewThe Dog Handbook (1999)

by Dan Rice

The Airedale is a great swimmer and ball player, and most will retrieve balls without training. Attitude: This breed is notoriously tough, loyal, intelligent, and resolute. An excellent family pet, the Airedale is playful and patient with children, and ...

Google previewAiredale Terrier (2012)

by Bardi McLennan

The Airedale is a protector of property, but will not necessarily ...

Google previewThe New Terrier Handbook (1988)

Everything about Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Breeding, Behavior, and Training by Kerry V. Kern

The Airedale is the largest member of the Terrier Group. h was developed in the 19th century by the sportsmen of Yorkshire to assist in hunting fox. badger. otter. and other small game that inhabited the area. The early Airedales were noted for ...

Google previewRight Dog For You (1983)

by Daniel F. Tortora

C Popularity: 33rd The Airedale is a medium-sized, square-shaped dog THE TERRIERS.

Google previewThe Terrier Handbook (2005)

by Kerry V. Kern

Airedale. Terrier. The Airedale is the tallest member of the AKC Terrier Group. lt was developed in the 1 9th century by the sportsmen of Yorkshire to assist in hunting fox, badger, otter, and other small game that inhabited the area. The early ...

Google previewThe encyclopaedia of the kennel (1913)

a complete manual of the dog, its varieties, physiology, breeding, training, exhibition and management, with articles on the designing of kennels by Vero Kemball Shaw

AIREDALE TERRIER Airedale Terrier. — This old English breed is a native ...


Airedale. Terrier. (nr'dai). one. of. Aireatue. icincr. the. Uu.gcst. nnd. tallest of the terriers, weighing from 40 to 45 pounds, of a dark grizzle and tan color ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sport and Games (1911)

by Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl.)

The Airedale Terrier is the largest of ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing (2007)

by Denis Richard Lane, Sue Guthrie, Sian Griffith

Deerhound, Englishbull terrier, Finnishspitz,Greyhound, Griffon bruxellois, Ibizan, Irish setter, Irish terrier, Irish wolfhound, Italian greyhound, King Charles spaniel, Lakeland terrier, Grizzle Airedale Otterhound, Grizzle and tan Borderterrier, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

Airedale Terrier;Border Terrier; German Wirehaired Pointer; Giant Schnauzer; Irish Terrier; Irish Wolfhound; Lakeland Terrier; Miniature Schnauzer; Norfolk Terrier; Norwich Terrier; Rough Coat Brussels Griffon; Scottish Deerhound; Scottish ...

Google previewWebster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (1981)

by Philip Babcock Gove

(Airedale terrier) ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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