Definition of Hampshire down

1. Noun. British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep.

Exact synonyms: Hampshire
Generic synonyms: Domestic Sheep, Ovis Aries



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hampshire Down

Hammarskjold
Hammarsten's reagent
Hammer
Hammers
Hammerschlag's method
Hammerstein
Hammett
Hammond
Hammond's disease
Hammond organ
Hammond organs
Hammourabi
Hammurabi
Hammurapi
Hampshire down
Hampshirite
Hampshirites
Hampton
Hampton's hump
Hampton Roads
Hampton line
Hampton manoeuvre
Hampton technique
Hamsun
Han
Han Chinese
Han dynasty
Hance
Hancock

Literary usage of Hampshire down

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The American hampshire down Sheep Breeders' Association adopted the following ... Perfection 100 The hampshire down sheep was produced by the use of the ..."

2. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"CHAPTER LI THE hampshire down1 The native home of hampshire down sheep is in ... The origin of the hampshire down sheep traces back to at least two sources, ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1862)
"... for his 17 months and 1 week-old (Improved hampshire down); bred by himself. WILLIAM HUMFREY, Oak Ash, Chaddleworth, Wantage, Berks: First Prize, ..."

4. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"CHAPTER LIII THE hampshire down The native home of the hampshire down breed ... The origin of the hampshire down sheep traces back to at least two sources ..."

5. The Genesee Farmer. (1859)
"The breeds selected were the Sussex Down, the hampshire down, the Leicester, the Cotswold, and half-bred wethers and half-bred ewes. ..."

6. Modern Sheep: Breeds and Management by William James Clarke (1907)
"He commenced by drafting all the small and delicate ewes, and crossing the larger and stronger ones with hampshire down rams. ..."

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