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bearded collie

Syllabification: beard·ed col·lie

Definition of bearded collie in English:

noun

A dog of a shaggy breed of collie with long hair on the face.
Example sentences
  • The dogs included shih-tzus, dachshunds, lhasa apsos, bearded collies, corgis, chihuahuas, poodles, pekinese and Yorkshire terriers.
  • Geeson groups the dogs together according to their coats, so the longcoated breeds such as Afghan hounds, bearded collies and Yorkshire terriers are all together.
  • Pekinese, bearded collies, dachshunds and Yorkshire terriers were among the 260 dogs seized at a single house in Lancashire last month.

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