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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.

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  • 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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From the border country of England and Scotland where it was first bred.

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