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Definition of the noun collie

What does collie mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: collies

  1. a silky-coated sheepdog with a long ruff and long narrow head developed in Scotland
    • example: We keep a collie as a pet.
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic terms: sheep dog / sheepdog / shepherd dog = any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep


Collie is a town in the South West region of Western Australia, 213 kilometres south of the state capital, Perth, and 59 kilometres inland from the regional city and port of Bunbury. It is near the junction of the Collie and Harris Rivers, in the middle of dense jarrah forest and the only coalfields in Western Australia. At the 2011 census, Collie had a population of 6,998.


  1. Collie a.k.a. Olivia Colman: Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman is an English actress. She is a three-time BAFTA TV Award winner.
  2. Collie a.k.a. Collier Young was an American film producer and writer, who worked on many films in the 1950s before becoming a television producer for such shows as NBC's Ironside and CBS's The Wild, Wild West as well as the supernatural series One Step Beyond.

There are other people with in their name, like Ian Collie, Jay Collie, Lyn Collie, Max Collie, Zac Collie, Collie Knox, Bruce Collie, Collie Buddz, Collie Smith, James Collie and many others.


  1. Collie is a fictional character of Disney's animated feature 101 Dalmatians.
  2. Collie is a fictional character from the 1972 film Neither the Sea Nor the Sand.
  3. Collie is a fictional film character.


"Collie" is a composition.


The Collie is an active and agile, long-coated sheepdog. It has a lean, blunted, wedge-shaped head that is flat on top. The trim, but muscular, body is slightly longer than it is tall. In the Rough variety, an abundant double coat forms a mane around the neck and chest. The Smooth variety has a one-inch coat that needs very little grooming. They both come in sable and white, tri-color, blue merle or predominantly white with sable, tri-color or blue merle markings. Height: 22-26 inches Weight: 56-75 poundsdogbreedinfo.

Phrases with Collie

Phrases starting with the word Collie:

  1. Collie's Squirrel
  2. Collie eye anomaly

Phrases ending with the word Collie:

  1. Rough Collie
  2. border collie

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Collie

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Google previewAn Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (2013)

Processes and disorders by David Groome

Premise 2 The Border Collie is a dog. Conclusion The Border Collie is an animal. Much of the research that was conducted in the 1970s sought to examine whether individuals reason using formal rules such as logical calculus and to identify ...

Google previewGlossary of Semantics and Pragmatics (2006)

by Alan Cruse

Further examples of transitive relations include: is a (a collie is a dog, a dog is an animal, therefore a collie is an ...

Google previewPopular Dogs Stickers and Seals (1991)

by John Green

The Collie is a sheepherding dog from Scottish and north- em English stock that began to reach its current state of refinement in the late nineteenth century. The Collie is a great learner and sensitive, affectionate family member. 75. Dachshund ...

Google previewFoundations Book II: Understanding SQL Server 2005 Supporting Technology (XML, XSLT, XQuery, XPath, MS Schemas, DTD's, Namespaces). (2007)

by Rigoberto Garcia

A Collie is a Dog. Thus, Lassie inherits the methods of both Collies and Dogs. Multiple inheritance is inheritance from more than one ancestor class, neither of these ancestors being an ancestor of the other. For example, independent classes ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Border Collies

Collie. The Border Collie is a dog with vibrant energy. Attentive, responsive, quick and enthusiastic are only some of the adjectives commonly used to describe the breed. They have a strong work ethic and are completely loyal to those ...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1843)

by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Collie is the present proprietor, carried and fastened it to one of the ...

Google previewWolf Pack (1987)

Tracking Wolves in the Wild by Sylvia A. Johnson, Alice Aamodt

The graceful, quick-moving collie is a typical member of ...

Google previewThe Dog Encyclopedia for Kids (2017)

by Tammy Gagne

The Bearded Collie is a strong working dog. They have a shaggy, waterproof, double coat. Bearded Collie puppies are born with a mixture of dark and ...

Google previewThe encyclopaedia of the kennel (1913)

a complete manual of the dog, its varieties, physiology, breeding, training, exhibition and management, with articles on the designing of kennels by Vero Kemball Shaw

COLLIE rather the reverse. This is because the object of breeders has been ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1974 collie dug noun a man; implying that to some degree the person is afool or a victim. Glasgow rhyming slang for MUG, formed from the local pronunciation of®collie dog ̄. UK: SCOTLAND, 2002 Collie Knox noun the pox. Rhyming ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Bearded collie a medium-sized, gray, ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing (2007)

by Denis Richard Lane, Sue Guthrie, Sian Griffith

Shetland sheepdog, Staffordshire bullterrier Apricot Pug Black Affenpinscher, American cocker spaniel, Bearded collie,Belgian shepherd dog, Bouvier de Flandres, Briard, Cairn terrier, Chow chow, Curlycoated retriever, Dobermann, English ...

Google previewThe Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Two (2008)

by John Devaney

since 2002 Formed: 2002 , through a merger between the Collie and Mines Rovers Football Clubs Website: Colours: Navy blue, light blue and white ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2013)

by John Hannavy

John Ward COLLIE, WILLIAM (1810–1896) Scottish photographer, worked in Jersey, Channel Islands William ...

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Quotes about Collie

We owned a bearded collie for many years. Sophie. She was old, and she died last year. (Erika Slezak)
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1L1I1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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