Definition of Gloucester Old Spot in English:

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Gloucester Old Spot

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A pig of a white breed with black spots, now rarely kept commercially.
Example sentences
  • The farmer, who has been breeding pigs for eight years, won the prize for best traditional breed with a Gloucester Old Spot.
  • The Gloucester Old Spot boar was bought for a record breed price of £4,200 at an auction in Derby.
  • Two of the Home Farm pigs, a Tamworth, and a Gloucester Old Spot, won second places when they were shown at the Cheshire Show.

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