Cotswold
Cotswold Cots"wold` (k?ts"w?ld`), n. [Cot a cottage or hut + wold an open country.] An open country abounding in sheepcotes, as in the Cotswold hills, in Gloucestershire, England. [1913 Webster]

{Cotswold sheep}, a long-wooled breed of sheep, formerly common in the counties of Gloucester, Hereford, and Worcester, Eng.; -- so called from the Cotswold Hills. The breed is now chiefly amalgamated with others. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cotswold — noun Etymology: Cotswold Hills, England Date: circa 1658 any of an English breed of large long wooled sheep …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cotswold — adjective /ˈkɒts.wəʊld/ a) Of or pertaining to the Cotswolds range of hills. is an attractive Cotswold village b) A style of traditional Morris dancing originating from the Cotswolds area of England …   Wiktionary

  • Cotswold — [ kɒtswəʊld] noun a sheep of a breed with fine wool, often used to produce cross bred lambs. Origin from the Cotswold Hills in central England …   English new terms dictionary

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