Old English sheepdog


: any of a breed of tailless dogs developed in England and having a profuse blue-gray and white coat

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  • Old English sheepdog

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Old English sheepdog was in 1890

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“Old English sheepdog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20English%20sheepdog. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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