Definitions for Shepherdˈʃɛp ərd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who herds, tends, and guards sheep.
a person who protects, guides, or watches over other people.
a cleric or pastor.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Ref: sheepdog.; German shepherd.
(v.t.)to tend or guard as a shepherd.
to watch over, guide, or lead.
Origin of shepherd:
bef. 1050; ME, OE scēphyrde. See sheep , herd2
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who takes care of sheep as their job
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
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.
Translations for Shepherd
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who looks after sheep
The shepherd and his dog gathered in the sheep.
- راعي الغَنَمArabic
- pastorPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Schäfer(in)German
- βοσκός, βοσκοπούλαGreek
- pastor; pastoraSpanish
- רוֹעֶה צֹאןHebrew
- गड़ेरिया, मेषवाल, चरवाहाHindi
- pastir, ovčarCroatian
- smali, fjárhirðirIcelandic
- aitu gansLatvian
- sauegjeter, hyrde, gjetergutt; gjeterjente, hyrdinneNorwegian
- 牧羊人Chinese (Trad.)
- пастух, чабанUkrainian
- چرواہا، گڑریاUrdu
- người chăn cừuVietnamese
- 牧羊人Chinese (Simp.)
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