bearded collie

noun

: any of a breed of large herding dogs of Scottish origin that have a long rough coat and drooping ears

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Janet Atkins and Charles Namey bathed and blow-dried their bearded collie, Moet, at a local pet store Friday, then brushed her and did other final touches Saturday on a table outside their minivan, with plastic sheeting for a canopy. Jennifer Peltz, ajc, 12 June 2021 Janet Atkins and Charles Namey bathed and blow-dried their bearded collie, Moet, at a local pet store Friday, then brushed her and did other final touches Saturday on a table outside their minivan, with plastic sheeting for a canopy. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 12 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bearded collie was in 1874

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“Bearded collie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bearded%20collie. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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