Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- The quality or state of being a sheep.
1866, Anthony Trollope, The Claverings:
- Harry sat between them, like a sheep as he was, very meekly--not without some enjoyment of his sheepdom, but still feeling that he was a sheep.
1919, Caroline Lockhart, The Fighting Shepherdess:
- In the shape of a wedge with a leader at the point of it, they were running with a definite purpose and as though all the dogs in sheepdom were heeling them.