Examples of herdsman in a Sentence
a lone herdsman stood with his sheep and his dog on the hillside
Recent Examples of herdsman from the Web
The roads are often blocked by herdsmen on horseback wrapped in colorful, traditional blankets surrounded by hundreds of their shaggy sheep.
Fences and wooden buildings can be smashed and herdsmen put in fear of their lives.
Communities were also working to prevent cases of local herdsmen retaliating for lost livestock by building predator-proof livestock corrals, team member Rodney Jackson of the Snow Leopard Conservancy group said in a statement.
Within five years, an estimated 80% of the Herero and 50% of the Nama, herdsmen who populated much of central and southern Namibia, were dead or had fled the country.
And shame is the goad of ruthless political herdsmen.
Young men -- traditionally herdsmen -- wear full makeup, jewelry and their finest clothes and stand in line to await inspection by female onlookers.
The comet is currently shining at magnitude 7.5, making it an easy target to see with binoculars, and it is well placed for mid-northern latitude sky-watchers, who will see the bright fuzzy blob glide through the constellation Boötes, the herdsman.
Passengers will be ferried free of charge by bus on a roughly three-hour trip to Abuja along a road famous for kidnappings and banditry in a region where nomadic herdsmen and farmers engage in frequent deadly clashes.
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Definition of herdsman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who watches over a herd of cows, sheep, etc.
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