Definition of Dorset Down in English:

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Dorset Down


A sheep of a breed with a brown face and legs.
Example sentences
  • Wool from the Dorset Down and Dorset Horn Breeds is of particularly fine texture with a short staple.
  • Today we believe that modern Dorset Down rams are one of the best suited breeds to produce prime export lambs.
  • The Dorset Down is a terminal sire and has no equal for early maturing lamb production.

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