from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a shepherd dog, or collie.
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- n. any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
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The old man wore a velvet cloak, knee breeches, and buckles on his shoes, and he had a sheep dog with him – a small-sized tricolored, rough-haired collie.