English shepherd

noun

Definition of English shepherd

: any of a breed of vigorous medium-sized working dogs with a long and glossy black coat usually with tan to brown markings that was developed in England for herding sheep and cattle

First Known Use of English shepherd

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“English shepherd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20shepherd. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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