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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An English breed of black-faced hornless sheep similar to the Southdown, but larger, now extensively raised in many parts of the world.

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  • proper noun An inland county of England bordered by the English counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and the Welsh county of Powys and county borough of Wrexham.

Etymologies

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Old English Scrobbesbyrigscīr, from Scrobbesbyrig ("Shrewsbury") + scīr ("shire").

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