For Tina and Kate, the pair of collie mixes that outlived their owner, it was plenty.
Of the two dogs, one is the collie Luath, here represented as the friend and comrade of a ploughman.
Before they had gone two blocks, Mrs. Nancy had named the collie David.
Failing to find any guiding sign, the collie turned toward the two strangers.
"We had a collie that consumed three rabbits once," laughed Addie.
And even as collie's hand touched the saddle-horn, Williams sprang back and climbed the corral bars.
Indeed, it was hard to tell offhand, although he had the keen head of a collie.
The girl blinked at the distant post, then at her collie, after which she pointed to the post.
collie, with his head between his paws, watched the proceedings.
Tall, slim, slow of movement, collie slipped from the corral bars and secured the dangling reins.
1650s, possibly from dialectal coaly "coal-black," the color of some breeds (cf. colley, "sheep with black face and legs," attested from 1793; Middle English colfox, "coal-fox," a variety of fox with tail and both ears tipped with black; and colley, Somerset dialectal name for "blackbird"). Or from Scandinavian proper name Colle, which is known to have been applied to dogs in Middle English ("Ran Colle our dogge, and Talbot, and Gerlond" [Chaucer]); or perhaps a convergence of the two.