Definition of Border collie in English:

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Border collie

Pronunciation: /ˈbôrdər ˌkälē/

noun

(also border collie)
A common working sheepdog, typically with a black and white coat, of a medium-sized breed originating near the border between England and Scotland.
Example sentences
  • Being a Border collie, or ‘Sheep dog’, one of the hardest working dogs today, he was never trained.
  • Such a dog is Devon, a two-year-old Border collie whom Katz describes as ‘equal parts manic and panic’ but nevertheless adopts over the objections of his wife and the initial astonishment of his two Labs.
  • That changed when they got Jessie, a Border collie and black Labrador mix, who has since accompanied Field to work every day for five years.
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