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A dog of a medium-sized, agile breed developed in the border country of England and Scotland for herding sheep, often having a wavy black coat with white markings.
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(Animals) a medium-sized breed of collie with a silky usually black-and-white coat: used mainly as sheepdogs
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one of a breed of medium-sized herding dogs, developed in the border area of Scotland and England, having a harsh, wavy, usu. black-and-white coat.
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|Noun||1.||Border collie - developed in the area between Scotland and England usually having a black coat with white on the head and tip of tail used for herding both sheep and cattle|
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