neatherd

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From neat (cattle) +‎ herd.

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neatherd (plural neatherds)

  1. (archaic) A cowherd; one who looks after bulls, cows or oxen.
    • 1897, Theodore Alois Buckley (translator), Æschylus' Prometheus Bound and the Seven Against Thebes, David McKay, page 34
      I am terrified at the sight of the neatherd of thousand eyes [i.e., Argus], for he is journeying on, keeping a cunning glance, whom not even after death does earth conceal;

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