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

  • n. See sheepdog.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sheepdog.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a breed of dogs used largely for the herding and care of sheep. There are several kinds, as the collie, or Scotch shepherd dog, and the English shepherd dog. Called also shepherd's dog.
  • n. a name of Pan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as shepherd's dog (which see, under shepherd).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep


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