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noun as in shepherd

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A couple of seemingly frustrated herdsmen were trying to steer cattle and goats through the narrow patches of pasture that remained.

She teams up with a herdsman who has been wrongfully accused of terrorism, and the two embark on a page-turning journey where they must do what it takes to survive.

From Time

To get that wildlife-friendly tag, herdsmen need to clear multiple steps — from predator-proofing pens and reporting poaching, to removing shangdongs and freeing up land for wildlife reserves.

From Ozy

The years like Great Black Oxen tread the world And God the herdsman goads them on behind.

The fresh imprint of a tiger's paw upon the pathway gives the same sort of feel to the Indian herdsman.

Galerius, an Illyrian herdsman, but exhibited more conspicuously upon the throne of empire the native barbarity of his character.

If a man has hired a herdsman for the cows or a shepherd for the sheep, he shall give him eight gur of corn per annum.

Just about sundown the stately herdsman again appeared with his motley following.

One of these stones, fifteen inches in diameter, broke through the roof of a cottage, and killed a herdsman and a bullock.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to herdsman, such as: herder, rancher, buckaroo, cattleman, cowboy, and cowhand.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.