Definition of rough collie in English:

rough collie

Line breaks: rough col¦lie


A dog of a rough-coated breed of collie, typically black and white or black, white, and tan.
More example sentences
  • She was charged with seven counts of causing unnecessary suffering to the six pedigree rough collies and one border collie cross.
  • Looking through the window she saw six rough collies and one border collie loose in the house.
  • Today's smooth collie has been interbred with the rough collie, eliminating many of the early differences between the breeds, aside from the coat.

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