Definition of Old English sheepdog in English:

Old English sheepdog

Syllabification: Old Eng·lish sheep·dog


  • A large sheepdog of a breed with a shaggy blue-gray and white coat.
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    • The Old English sheepdog, as breed aficionado and author D.R. Segal has written, ‘requires more attention than any other animal on Earth with the possible exception of a thoroughbred horse.’
    • But before breakfast we usually go for a walk with the dog, our second Old English sheepdog, looking out for deer and wild boar, wild orchids and mushrooms.
    • My Old English sheepdog has developed a very bad habit of using his snout to pop open the lid of our trash can in the kitchen - and then helping himself to whatever's inside.

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