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Airedale

type of terrier, 1880, named for Airedale, a district in West Riding, Yorkshire. The place name is from the river Aire, which bears a name of uncertain origin.

Name registered by Kennel Club (1886), for earlier Bingley (where first bred), or broken-haired terrier. [Weekley]

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Definitions of Airedale

Airedale (n.)
breed of large wiry-coated terrier bred in Yorkshire;
Synonyms: Airedale terrier
From wordnet.princeton.edu