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Old English sheepdog

noun
1.
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
1885-1890
1885-90
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Old English sheepdog

noun
1.
a breed of large bobtailed sheepdog with a profuse shaggy coat
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