Southdown

noun

South·​down ˈsau̇th-ˌdau̇n How to pronounce Southdown (audio)
: any of a breed of small medium-wooled hornless sheep of English origin

Word History

Etymology

South Downs, England

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Southdown was in 1786

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“Southdown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southdown. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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