collie-shangie love

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  • n. A quarrel, a fight.

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From the Scots collie-shangie, from collie ("a breed of dog"), and shangie ("an object tied to a dog's tail"). The frustration of having a shangie attached made the highly-energetic collies irritable and likely to fight.

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