cowherd

noun
cow·​herd | \ˈkau̇-ˌhərd \

Definition of cowherd 

: one who tends cows

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Cowherd is charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery, second-degree assault, first-degree theft of property and second-degree theft of property. Jonece Starr Dunigan, AL.com, "1 dead after wreck on Interstate 59 south," 21 June 2017 All sides are discovering that federal lands, run well, are neither a fiefdom of Washington nor a bulwark against wrongheaded cowherds. Mark Sappenfield, The Christian Science Monitor, "Sagebrush renaissance," 7 May 2017

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First Known Use of cowherd

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cowherd was before the 12th century

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cowherd

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cowherd

: a person whose job is to take care of cows especially in the western U.S.

cowherd

noun
cow·​herd | \ˈkau̇-ˌhərd \

Kids Definition of cowherd

: a person who tends cows

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