One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large sheepdog of a breed with a shaggy blue-gray and white coat.
- ‘But before breakfast we usually go for a walk with the dog, our second Old English sheepdog, looking out for deer and wild boar, wild orchids and mushrooms.’
- ‘My Old English sheepdog has developed a very bad habit of using his snout to pop open the lid of our trash can in the kitchen - and then helping himself to whatever's inside.’
- ‘Lambluv's Desert Dancer, is the top winning Old English sheepdog in the history of the breed with 64 blue ribbons.’
- ‘The Old English sheepdog, as breed aficionado and author D.R. Segal has written, ‘requires more attention than any other animal on Earth with the possible exception of a thoroughbred horse.’’
- ‘My Old English sheepdog is always rubbing against the couch and rolling around on the carpet.’
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