Definition of 'collie'
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Example sentences containing 'collie'
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IT was enough to give a dog the collie wobbles. The Sun (2011)They forage in bluebell woods by day and roost in trees at night, protected from predators by a pair of collie dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you are fit and active, you could consider a terrier, collie or spaniel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'collie'
British English: collie /ˈkɒlɪ/ NOUN
A collie or a collie dog is a dog with long hair and a long, narrow nose.
- American English: collie
- Arabic: كَلْب اسْكُتْلَنْدِيّ ضَخْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: collie
- Chinese: 牧羊犬
- Croatian: škotski ovčar
- Czech: kolie
- Danish: collie
- Dutch: collie
- European Spanish: pastor escocés
- Finnish: lammaskoira
- French: colley
- German: Collie
- Greek: κόλεϊ
- Italian: collie
- Japanese: コリー
- Korean: 콜리
- Norwegian: fårehund
- Polish: owczarek szkocki
- European Portuguese: Collie
- Romanian: ciobănesc scoțian
- Russian: колли
- Spanish: pastor collie
- Swedish: collie
- Thai: สุนัขใหญ่ขนยาวที่ใช้เลี้ยงแกะ
- Turkish: İskoç çoban köpeği
- Ukrainian: колі
- Vietnamese: giống chó côli
Definition of collie from the Collins English Dictionary
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