sheepherder

noun sheep·herd·er \ ˈshēp-ˌhər-dər \
|Updated on: 12 Aug 2018

Definition of sheepherder

: a worker in charge of sheep especially on open range

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First Known Use of sheepherder

1871

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SHEEPHERDER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sheepherder for English Language Learners

  • : a person who controls a flock of sheep : a person who herds sheep


SHEEPHERDER Defined for Kids

sheepherder

noun sheep·herd·er \ ˈshēp-ˌhər-dər \

Definition of sheepherder for Students

: a person in charge of a flock of sheep


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