[ stok-root, -rout ]
/ ˈstɒkˌrut, -ˌraʊt /
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a public trail having right of way across private properties and over which cattle and sheep may be herded to grazing grounds or to market.
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Origin of stock-route
First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for stock-route
/ (ˈstɒkˌruːt) /
Australian and NZ a route designated for droving sheep or cattle
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