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rough collie

n.
A collie with a long rough coat, sometimes considered a distinct breed.
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rough collie

n
(Breeds) a large long-haired collie having a distinctive ruff and a long narrow head without a pronounced stop
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Thus a generation of scruffy mongrels called Benji was born and, if you had a Rough Collie, it could only be christened Lassie.
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The rough collie made her big screen debut in 1943, starring in Lassie Come Home alongside Roddy McDowall and Elizabeth Taylor.
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