Definitions for Shepherdˈʃɛp ərd
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a clergyman who watches over a group of people
sheepherder, shepherd, sheepman(verb)
a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats
A person who tends sheep.
Someone who watches over, looks after, or guides somebody.
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want; -- The Bible, Psalms 23:1
To watch over; to guide
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.
Origin: From sceaphierde, a compound of sceap and hierde.
a man employed in tending, feeding, and guarding sheep, esp. a flock grazing at large
the pastor of a church; one with the religious guidance of others
to tend as a shepherd; to guard, herd, lead, or drive, as a shepherd
Origin: [OE. schepherde, schephirde, AS. scephyrde; scep sheep + hyrde, hirde, heorde, a herd, a guardian. See Sheep, and Herd.]
A shepherd, or sheepherder, is a person who tends, feeds, or guards flocks of sheep. The word stems from an amalgam of sheep herder.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
One who depends on a crook for a living.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it.
Morning in the city is not a real morning; morning of the shepherd, that is the real morning!
A lot of times, the company wants you there to shepherd your old employees into the new system.
When the sun sleeps, the darkness awakens! When the shepherd disappears, the wolf appears on the horizon!
The poor looking shepherd of the dessert is in substance very rich with all the magical treasures of the desert.
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