leading dog

  1. NZ a dog trained to lead a flock of sheep to prevent them breaking or stampeding

Words Nearby leading dog

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How to use leading dog in a sentence

  • They let drive another straggling volley, and with a convulsive spring in air, the leading dog of the team dropped dead.

    The Cryptogram | William Murray Graydon
  • Tinker, the leading dog, was fully thirty-five feet from the komatik when his trace was stretched to its full length.

    Troop One of the Labrador | Dillon Wallace
  • Instantly a sharp command hurled the leading dog heading for the open where the surface was hard and dry.

    The Man in the Twilight | Ridgwell Cullum
  • I had a fine leading dog bearing the unromantic name of Podge, and pure white in colour.

    A Labrador Doctor | Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • Holfax says he can take the leading dog team, and, attaching the other dogs to the head sled, he can pilot them all.

    The Young Treasure Hunter | Frank V. Webster