huntaway

huntaway

[huhnt-uh-wey] Australian.
noun
1.
a sheep dog.
adjective
2.
(of a dog) trained to herd sheep.

Origin:
1910–15; noun, adj. use of verb phrase hunt away

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huntaway (ˈhʌntəˌweɪ)
 
n
(NZ) a dog trained to drive sheep at a long distance from the shepherd

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