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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.
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(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
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Cots•wold(ˈkɒts woʊld, -wəld)
one of an English breed of large sheep having long, coarse wool.
[1655–65; after the Cotswolds, where the breed originated]
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