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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shep′ėrd, n. one who herds sheep: a swain: a pastor:—fem. Shep′herdess.—v.t. to tend as a shepherd: to watch over, protect the interests of, or one's own interests in.—ns. Shep′herdism, pastoral life; Shep′herdling, a little shepherd; Shep′herd's-crook, a long staff, its upper end curved into a hook; Shep′herd's-dog, a dog specially trained to help in tending sheep, the collie or Scotch sheep-dog, &c.; Shep′herd's-flute, a flageolet or the like; Shep′herd's-nee′dle, an annual plant, called also Venus's comb; Shep′herd's-plaid, -tar′tan, a woollen cloth made with black and white checks: this form of pattern itself; Shep′herd's-pouch, -purse, an annual cruciferous plant, with compressed, somewhat heart-shaped seed-vessel; Shep′herd's-rod, -staff, a small kind of teasel.—Shepherd kings (see Hyksos).—The Good Shepherd, a title of Jesus Christ (John, x. 11); The Shepherds, a sect of fanatical shepherds in France about 1251 A.D., eager to deliver the imprisoned Louis IX. [A.S. sceáp-hyrde. Sheep and herd.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
One who depends on a crook for a living.
The numerical value of Shepherd in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Shepherd in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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