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Ryeland

[rahy-luh nd] /ˈraɪ lənd/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of white-faced sheep, yielding wool of high quality.
Origin of Ryeland
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; named after Ryelands, a district in Herefordshire, England
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  • Herefordshire or Ryeland sheep have white legs and faces, and no horns.

    A Treatise on Sheep: Ambrose Blacklock
British Dictionary definitions for Ryeland

Ryeland

/ˈraɪlənd/
noun
1.
a breed of large hornless sheep having fine wool, originating from Herefordshire, England
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