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herdsman

noun herds·man \ˈhərdz-mən\

: a person (especially a man) who watches over a herd of cows, sheep, etc.

Full Definition of HERDSMAN

1
:  a manager, breeder, or tender of livestock
2
capitalized :  boötes
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Examples of HERDSMAN

  1. <a lone herdsman stood with his sheep and his dog on the hillside>

First Known Use of HERDSMAN

1567
HERDSMAN Defined for Kids

herdsman

noun herds·man \ˈhərdz-mən\
plural herds·men \-mən\

Definition of HERDSMAN for Kids

:  a person who owns or watches over a flock or herd

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