cotswold, n. [Cot a cottage or hut + wold an open country.].
Cotswold sheep, a long-wooled breed of sheep, formerly common in the counties of Gloucester, Hereford, and Worcester, Eng.; -- so called from the Cotswold Hills. The breed is now chiefly amalgamated with others.
An open country abounding in sheepcotes, as in the Cotswold hills, in Gloucestershire, England. [1913 Webster]