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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GOATHERD

The heights are inaccessible to any foot but those of the goat and goatherd.

His father had met with an accident some years ago; he also had been called Peter the goatherd.

Melanthius, the goatherd, finds his way to the chamber where the arms are deposited.

She was goatherd and milkmaid, fire-tender and cook, tailor and tent-maker.

I pitied the poor devil of a goatherd for having such a very plain wife.

I am surprised that a general's niece should have all the features of a goatherd.

After a while he came across a goatherd, who tended four goats.

This goatherd had owned a larger flock, which had been stolen from him by the Crusaders.

He confided this to the goatherd Lampon begging for his aid.

A goatherd of his acquaintance had seen him descend into a cleft in search of some herb, but out of it he had never returned.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c. (as a surname), from goat + herd (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GOATHERD

herdsman

nounshepherd
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