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collie

noun col·lie \ˈkä-lē\

: a large type of dog with long hair and a long pointed nose

Full Definition of COLLIE

:  any of a breed of large dogs developed in Scotland that occur in rough-coated and smooth-coated varieties and have erect ears and a long muzzle

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Origin of COLLIE

probably from English dialect colly black
First Known Use: circa 1651
COLLIE Defined for Kids

collie

noun col·lie \ˈkä-lē\

Definition of COLLIE for Kids

:  a large usually long-haired dog of Scottish origin that has been used to herd sheep

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