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Cotswold

[kots-wohld, -wuh ld] /ˈkɒts woʊld, -wəld/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of large sheep having coarse, long wool.
Origin of Cotswold
named after the Cotswolds, where the breed originated
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  • A Cotswold village seen by moonlight is even more picturesque than it is by day.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • It is a beautiful building of a type common in the Cotswold country.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • From Swindon we came up into the down-country; and these downs rise higher even than the Cotswold.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • And the McRaes live at Cotswold; there's a big family of them.

    A Tar-Heel Baron Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  • Even if there is no time to wander from the direct road, one cannot avoid seeing an exceedingly pleasing little Cotswold town.

  • A brand of cream cheese named for its home in Cotswold, Gloucester.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • Cotswold wool, and some other inferior wools, do not measure more than nine spirals to the inch.

  • And I am avised to buy no more; wool in Cotswold is at great price, 13s.

    Medieval People Eileen Edna Power
British Dictionary definitions for Cotswold

Cotswold

/ˈkɒtsˌwəʊld; -wəld/
noun
1.
a breed of sheep with long wool that originated in the Cotswolds. It is believed to be one of the oldest breeds in the world
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