Old English sheepdog

Old English sheepdog

noun
one of an English breed of large working dogs having a long, shaggy, gray or blue-merle and white coat that hangs over the eyes, and a bobbed tail, originally developed to drive sheep and cattle.

Origin:
1885–90

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Old English sheepdog
 
n
a breed of large bobtailed sheepdog with a profuse shaggy coat

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