One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dog of a rough-coated breed of collie, typically black and white or black, white, and tan.
- ‘Today's smooth collie has been interbred with the rough collie, eliminating many of the early differences between the breeds, aside from the coat.’
- ‘Looking through the window she saw six rough collies and one border collie loose in the house.’
- ‘Others, like the Shetland and rough collie, have been taken up by show breeders and are virtually useless for livestock work.’
- ‘She was charged with seven counts of causing unnecessary suffering to the six pedigree rough collies and one border collie cross.’
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