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Definition of sheepdog noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sheepdog

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈʃiːpdɒɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃiːpdɔːɡ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈʃiːpdɑːɡ//
     
    Farm animals, Domesticated mammals
     
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  1. 1a dog that is trained to help control sheep on a farm See related entries: Farm animals, Domesticated mammals
  2. 2(British English) a dog of a breed that is often used for controlling sheep, especially a collie see also Old English sheepdog See related entries: Domesticated mammals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sheepdog

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