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See also: Shepherd
- A person who tends sheep, especially a grazing flock.
- 1906, Stanley J[ohn] Weyman, chapter I, in Chippinge Borough, New York, N.Y.: McClure, Phillips & Co., OCLC 580270828, page 01:
- It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
- (figuratively) Someone who watches over, looks after, or guides somebody.
- (figuratively) The pastor of a church; one who guides others in religion.
- (poetic) A swain; a rustic male lover.
- (one who tends sheep): sheepherder
Terms derived from shepherd
Terms related to shepherd
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