[ huhnt-uh-wey ]
/ ˈhʌnt əˌweɪ /
a sheep dog.
(of a dog) trained to herd sheep.
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Origin of huntaway
First recorded in 1910–15; noun, adj. use of verb phrase hunt away
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British Dictionary definitions for huntaway
/ (ˈhʌntəˌweɪ) /
NZ a dog trained to drive sheep at a long distance from the shepherd
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