one of an English breed of red cattle, bred for beef and milk.
one of an English breed of sheep, bred for its long, coarse wool.
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How to use Devon in a sentence
This story could’ve only been covered by a reporter as thorough and skilled as Devon O’Neil because it required really getting sources to open up, something Devon does better than any other writer we work with.
During the first nine miles, in any spot where the trail widened in the forest, Devon and I accelerated around runners in front of us, sometimes one at a time, sometimes a handful of people.The Rut Is Quite Possibly America’s Most Challenging 50K | jversteegh | October 5, 2021 | Outside Online
When the condos began to crumple, Angela Gonzalez and her 16-year-old daughter, Devon, went into a free fall and landed on the fifth floor.
We have spent most of this year working remotely from Cornwall and Devon.‘The modern dream’: Swapping apartments for campervans, nomadic working is on the rise | Jessica Davies | June 30, 2021 | Digiday
She also translated a French novel for the publisher Andre Deutsch while in Devon.
I read that you recorded it at a converted barn in Devon, UK.La Roux Discusses New Album ‘Trouble in Paradise,’ the 5-Year Gap, and Embracing Her Androgyny | Marlow Stern | July 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As the deadline for the list approached, I talked to my friend and fellow writer Devon Maloney.Writer of Complex’s ‘40 Hottest Women in Tech’ List: I Tried! | Luke Winkie | March 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Capt. Devon Blake is a fellow graduate of West Point and a military intelligence officer.Scott Broadwell Proves to Be a Class Act in the Wake of His Wife’s Affair | Michael Daly | November 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The pictures were donated to the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton, North Devon.Young Prince Charles Was Told to 'Eff-Off' by British Surfers For Drop-ins | Tom Sykes | June 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The alarms and excursions of the past three weeks were naturally trying to a girl born and bred in a quiet Devon village.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
The pneumatic vacuum tubes which propelled the trains on the South Devon Railway, failed to give the power that was expected.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
Fortunately, they prevail in a comparatively small section, for we did not find them outside of Cornwall and Devon.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
The Devon is intelligent, gentle, and tractable; is good for milk, and unsurpassed for the yoke and for fattening.Domestic Animals | Richard L. Allen
Peace be to him for a lover of Dartmoor and true gentleman of Devon!The Adventures of Harry Revel | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
British Dictionary definitions for devon (1 of 2)
Australian a bland processed meat in sausage form, eaten cold in slices
British Dictionary definitions for Devon (2 of 2)
Also called: Devonshire a county of SW England, between the Bristol Channel and the English Channel, including the island of Lundy: the geographic and ceremonial county includes Plymouth and Torbay, which became independent unitary authorities in 1998; hilly, rising to the uplands of Exmoor and Dartmoor, with wooded river valleys and a rugged coastline. Administrative centre: Exeter. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 714 900 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 6569 sq km (2536 sq miles)
a breed of large red beef cattle originally from Devon
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