shepherdess

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noun shep·herd·ess \ˈshe-pər-dəs\

Definition of shepherdess

  1. :  a woman or girl who tends sheep; also :  a rural girl or woman

14th Century

First Known Use of shepherdess

14th century


SHEPHERDESS Defined for English Language Learners

shepherdess

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noun shep·herd·ess \ˈshe-pər-dəs\

Definition of shepherdess for English Language Learners

  • : a woman whose job is to take care of sheep


SHEPHERDESS Defined for Kids

shepherdess

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noun shep·herd·ess \ˈshe-pər-dəs\

Definition of shepherdess for Students

  1. :  a woman who takes care of and guards a flock of sheep


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