Definition of Rough Fell in English:

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Rough Fell

noun

A sheep of a large long-woolled breed found in the Pennine area of England.
Example sentences
  • Breeds such as Rough Fells and Dalesbred exist in large numbers and are commercially farmed, but are threatened to extinction when a disease such as foot-and-mouth hits their homelands.
  • Farmers do not necessarily get their own fleece back and, in the case of Rough Fells, it is mixed with similar fleeces from Scottish black-faced sheep.

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