Meaning of TERRIER in English


n. hist. 1 a book recording the site, boundaries, etc., of the land of private persons or corporations. 2 a rent-roll. 3 a collection of acknowledgements of vassals or tenants of a lordship. [ME f. OF terrier (adj.) = med.L terrarius liber (as TERRIER(1))]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.