Border Leicester

бо́рдер-ле́йстер, бордерле́йстерская поро́да (мясо-шёрстных овец с длинной шерстью, выведенная в середине 19 в.; разводится в южной Шотландии и северной Англии; см. тж. Borders)
полн. Border Leicester sheep; букв. пограничная лейстерская

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • border leicester — noun Usage: usually capitalized B&L : a strain or variety of the Leicester breed of sheep used in England and Scotland chiefly in the production of superior mutton through crossbreeding especially with the Cheviot * * * Border Leicester noun A… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Border Leicester — /bɔdə ˈlɛstə / (say bawduh lestuh) noun a British long wool sheep highly sought after in Australia for crossbreeding with the Merino …   Australian English dictionary

  • Border Leicester Wool — The wool obtained from this cross is classed as of 44 s to 48 s quality, and is of firm and curly character, and demi lustre. The cross is between the Leicester and Cheviot and has now become a definite breed in South Scotland and the wool is… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Border Leicester (sheep) — The Border Leicester (Leicester is pronounced Lester ) is an English long wool breed of sheep. They are large, robust polled sheep, with no wool on their face or legs.DescriptionThe live weight of a mature ram will be in the range of 140 175 kg… …   Wikipedia

  • Leicester (disambiguation) — Leicester is the county town of Leicestershire. It may also refer to:;Places * Leicester, Massachusetts * Leicester (town), New York, in Livingston County, New York * Leicester (village), New York, in Livingston County, New York * Leicester,… …   Wikipedia

  • Leicester Wool — Good English wool with a very lustrous, light and long staple, spinning 40 s to 44 s yarns. The weight of a fleece is 7 lb. to 10 lb. and it is used for such fabrics as Sicilians and linings. It is the choicest of British long wools, and averages …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Leicester — [ lɛstə] noun 1》 (also Red Leicester) a kind of mild, firm orange cheese originally made in Leicestershire. 2》 (also Border Leicester) a sheep of a breed often crossed with other breeds to produce lambs for the meat industry …   English new terms dictionary

  • Leicester (town), New York — Leicester is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The population was 2,287 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Leicester Phelps, an early inhabitant.The Town of Leicester is on the west border of the county. The town has… …   Wikipedia

  • Leicester City Centre — The modern City Centre of Leicester is roughly delineated by Leicester s inner ring road, designated the A594. This area incorporates most of Leicester s shopping, with The Shires and the Haymarket Centre and the historic core of Leicester… …   Wikipedia

  • Coopworth (sheep) — A Coopworth Ram The Coopworth breed of sheep was developed by a team of scientists at Lincoln College (now Lincoln University) in Canterbury, New Zealand, to increase lambing percentages of Romney ewes when mated with Border Leicester rams. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Leicestershire — For the former parliamentary constituency, see Leicestershire (UK Parliament constituency). Leicestershire Motto of County Council: For ard, For ard …   Wikipedia


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