any of a breed of large sheep with long, coarse wool, and, usually, a wedge-shaped face, originally developed in Leicestershire
(Robert Dudley) 1532?-88; Eng. courtier & general: favorite of Elizabeth I
city in central England; county seat of Leicestershire
- Any of a breed of large, white-faced sheep having long coarse wool, developed in Leicestershire, a county of central England.
- A hard cheese similar to Cheddar and usually orange.
A borough of central England east-northeast of Birmingham. Built on the site of a Roman settlement, it is an important industrial center.