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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

A little shepherdess is guiding them, as anxious to get them in as they are to enter, for this means the end of her day's work.
At forty years of age she still preserved almost all her freshness and could be called "the little Shepherdess of the Alps."
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Look at Millet's "Shepherdess Spinning," at the head of this chapter, as an example of contre jour.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
Harlequin had recruited a columbine and a shepherdess, and he introduced these ladies as partners for the promised minuet.
The shepherdess wants to be assured of something more substantial than mere affection before she yields to the temptation.
But he's not a whit more civil-looking than the other; commend me to the shepherdess yonder, in blue satin.
Miss Maybough ought to go round with a shepherdess's crook and a straw hat with daisies in it.
THE COAST OF BOHEMIAWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Here was a large assembly of doctors for the cross-examination of one shepherdess.
This damsel, this shepherdess, this nun did the knights the greatest injury they ever experienced: she reduced them to nothing.
But now behold, a woman, a shepherdess doth appear, of greater worship than any man.

WORDS RELATED TO SHEPHERDESS

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION