shepherd dog

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The pups, which ranged from birth to seven months old, spanned three popular dog breeds, including Jack Russell terriers, cane corsos, and white shepherd dogs. Elaina Zachos, National Geographic, 16 May 2018

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First Known Use of shepherd dog

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Shepherd dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shepherd%20dog. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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