Definition of Hampshire down
1. Noun. British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hampshire Down
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. ..."