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.

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Origin of boundary rider

First recorded in 1860–65
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boundary rider

noun

Australian 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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