Definition of sheepdog
: a dog (such as a border collie) used to tend, drive, or guard sheep
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According to the guy who writes The Williamsburg Nerd (item not posted there), the Martha in question was Paul McCartney’s sheepdog.
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Definition of sheepdog for English Language Learners
: a dog that is trained to control sheep
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