boundary-rider

boundary rider

noun Australian.
a ranch hand who patrols the boundary of a sheep or cattle station in order to watch the stock, repair fences, etc.

Origin:
1860–65

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boundary rider
 
n
(Austral) an employee on a sheep or cattle station whose job is to maintain fences in good repair and to prevent stock from straying

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