[kots-wohld, -wuh ld]

Origin of Cotswold

named after the Cotswolds, where the breed originated Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of cotswold

  • A few weeks after returning from England, I was trolling the dairy section and came across the Cotswold Double Gloucester.

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    Biking With the Bard

    Kara Cutruzzula

    December 28, 2014

  • They buried Patrick Leigh Fermor in the soft green turf of a Cotswold graveyard on a cloudy Thursday afternoon.

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    Goodbye to My Hero

    William Dalrymple

    June 20, 2011

Historical Examples of cotswold

British Dictionary definitions for cotswold


  1. a breed of sheep with long wool that originated in the Cotswolds. It is believed to be one of the oldest breeds in the world
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