Definition of Cotswold

1. Noun. Sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills.

Generic synonyms: Domestic Sheep, Ovis Aries

Definition of Cotswold

1. n. An open country abounding in sheepcotes, as in the Cotswold hills, in Gloucestershire, England.

Definition of Cotswold

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the ''Cotswolds'' range of hills. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: morris dancing) A style of traditional Morris dancing originating from the Cotswolds area of England. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotswold

Cotard's syndrome
Cotard delusion
Cote d'Azur
Cote d'Ivoire franc
Cotes de Provence
Cotinus americanus
Cotinus coggygria
Cotinus obovatus
Cotoneaster dammeri
Cotoneaster horizontalis
Cotswold Hills
Cotswold morris dancing
Cotte's operation
Cotton State
Cotton effect
Cottrell precipitator

Literary usage of Cotswold

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The cotswold is a breed of sheep raised both for wool and for mutton. It is of large size, and capable of enduring rauch hardship and exposure, ..."

2. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"CHAPTER LIX THE cotswold The name cotswold is derived from a combination of ... The native home of the cotswold sheep is in central southwestern England, ..."

3. Productive Sheep Husbandry by Walter Castella Coffey (1918)
"The native home of the cotswold is in the cotswold Hills of Gloucester, ... As nearly as can be determined the cotswold Hills formed ono of the first seats ..."

4. The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan by Dodgson Hamilton Madden (1897)
"AND after some converse concerning matters of grave moment touching our several affairs (whereof more anon), we fell to speak of cotswold and of Arden, ..."

5. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1918)
"The cotswold hills include an elevated area of about 279800 acres, the general height ... The cotswold country seems to be intermediate between lowlands and ..."

6. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"Having consulted some of the scientific Members of the cotswold Club on the point without success, I ventured to suggest that they at least should try to ..."

7. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1869)
""Mr. G. Calvin Rice furnishes your committee with the following account of the produce from his flock of cotswold and Leices- tcra : Of seven lambs, ..."

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