sheepherding

noun

sheep·​herd·​ing ˈshēp-ˌhər-diŋ How to pronounce sheepherding (audio)
: the activities of a worker engaged in tending sheep

Examples of sheepherding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That was the final sequence of the sheepherding. Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Aug. 2020 Browse other wool products, see border collies demonstrate sheepherding, or roam dozens of booths showcasing crafts, jewelry, home accessories, and more. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheepherding was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Sheepherding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheepherding. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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