Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HAH YAUD, int. phr. A call to a sheepdog to circle round the flock (Twd. 1825 Jam.). Given for Lnk. in Jam.2 in form who-yauds, as a call “to make dogs pursue horses”.

[Phs. a corruption of haud yont. See Yont and cf. far yaud s.v. Far, adv.1 II. 26.]

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