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  1. Old English sheepdog, bobtail(noun)

    large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain

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  1. Old English Sheepdog(Noun)

    A breed of herding dog (also used as a pet), with shaggy grey and white fur also covering its face, and a docked tail.

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  1. Old English Sheepdog

    The Old English Sheepdog is a large breed of dog which was developed in England from early herding types of dog. The Old English Sheepdog can grow a very long coat, with fur covering the face and eyes. Obsolete names of the breed include Shepherd's Dog and bob-tailed sheep-dog. It is still nicknamed Bob-tail because historically, the tail was traditionally docked in this breed.


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