Definition of Sealyham in English:


(also Sealyham terrier)

Pronunciation /ˈsēlēəm/ /ˈsiliəm/


  • A terrier of a wire-haired short-legged breed.

    ‘The winner of that event, a Sealyham called Charmin, won the terrier group.’
    • ‘He believed a Sealyham and a Scotty could produce the type of dog he wanted.’
    • ‘She told me how hard it is to get a Sealyham and that it's near impossible to ever get a female.’


Late 19th century from Sealyham, the name of a village in SW Wales, where the dog was first bred.