South"down` (?), a.

Of or pertaining to the South Downs, a range of pasture hills south of the Thames, in England.

Southdown sheep Zool., a celebrated breed of shortwooled, hornless sheep, highly valued on account of the delicacy of their flesh. So called from the South Downs where the breed originated.


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South"down`, n.

A Southdown sheep.


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