- one of a British breed of medium-sized herding dogs with a medium-length, shaggy coat, black, blue, brown, or fawn in color.
Origin of bearded collie
First recorded in 1875–80
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- a medium-sized breed of dog having a profuse long straight coat, usually grey or fawn and often with white on the head, legs, and chest, a long tail, and a distinctive beard
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