Gloucester Old Spots

noun plural but singular in construction \-ˈōl(d)zˌpäts, -)ˌsp-\

Definition of Gloucester Old Spots

  1. :  an old British breed of hardy black-and-white-spotted swine now chiefly used for crossbreeding

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Origin and Etymology of gloucester old spots

from Gloucester, county in England, where the breed was developed

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