huntaway

[huhnt-uh-wey]Australian

noun

a sheep dog.

adjective

(of a dog) trained to herd sheep.

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

huntaway

noun

NZ a dog trained to drive sheep at a long distance from the shepherd
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