Cotswold sheep
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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cotswold — The Cotswolds are a range of hills in central England that give their name (usually as a singular) to:*Cotswold (district) *Cotswold (UK Parliament constituency) *Cotswold Chase, a horse race *Cotswold Games, annual games in Chipping Campden,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cotswold (disambiguation) — The Cotswolds are a range of hills in central England that give their name (usually as a singular) to: Cotswold (district) Cotswold (UK Parliament constituency) Cotswold Chase, a horse race Cotswold Games, annual games in Chipping Campden,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cotswold — /kots wohld, weuhld/, n. one of an English breed of large sheep having coarse, long wool. [named after the COTSWOLDS, where the breed originated] * * * ▪ district, England, United Kingdom       district, administrative county of Gloucestershire,… …   Universalium

  • sheep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ram, ewe, lamb; bighorn, karakul; mutton; congregation, parish; follower. See animal, laity, modesty. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lamb, ewe, ram, tup, mutton. Types and breeds of sheep include: Leicester …   English dictionary for students

  • Cotswold — noun sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills • Hypernyms: ↑domestic sheep, ↑Ovis aries …   Useful english dictionary

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