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shepherd (plural shepherds)
- A person who tends sheep, especially a grazing flock.
- (figuratively) Someone who watches over, looks after, or guides somebody.
- (figuratively) The pastor of a church; one who guides others in religion.
- archshepherd, Archshepherd (Koine Greek: ἀρχιποιμήν (arkhipoimḗn), 1 Peter 5:4)
- chief shepherd, Chief Shepherd
- shepherd's crook
- shepherd's pie
- herding dog
- herd instinct
- herd's grass
- Herdsman (the constellation Boötes)
a person who tends sheep
someone who watches over or guides
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- To watch over; to guide
- (Australian rules football) For a player to obstruct an opponent from getting to the ball, either when a teammate has it or is going for it, or if the ball is about to bounce through the goal or out of bounds.
watch over; guide
in Australian rules football