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1. A sheep of a breed distinguished by its long wool, originally developed in the Cotswold Hills.
2. The wool of this sheep.


(ˈkɒtsˌwəʊld; -wəld)
(Breeds) a breed of sheep with long wool that originated in the Cotswolds. It is believed to be one of the oldest breeds in the world


(ˈkɒts woʊld, -wəld)

one of an English breed of large sheep having long, coarse wool.
[1655–65; after the Cotswolds, where the breed originated]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cotswold - sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold HillsCotswold - sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
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From the Wrekin in the Welsh marches to the Cotswolds in the west or Butser in the south, there was no hill-top from which the peasant might not have seen the bright shimmer of arms, the toss and flutter of plume and of pensil.
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