from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A British sheepdog that has a wavy, usually black coat with white markings and is used for herding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. developed in the area between Scotland and England usually having a black coat with white on the head and tip of tail used for herding both sheep and cattle
From the border country of England and Scotland where it was first bred.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)