sheepherding

noun
sheep·​herd·​ing | \ ˈshēp-ˌhər-diŋ How to pronounce sheepherding (audio) \

Definition of sheepherding

: the activities of a worker engaged in tending sheep

Examples of sheepherding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Browse other wool products, see border collies demonstrate sheepherding, or roam dozens of booths showcasing crafts, jewelry, home accessories, and more. BostonGlobe.com, "Things to do in Greater Boston this spring," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of sheepherding

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Sheepherding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheepherding. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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