Definition of Sheepherder

1. Noun. A herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock.

Exact synonyms: Sheepman, Shepherd
Generic synonyms: Drover, Herder, Herdsman
Specialized synonyms: Shepherdess
Derivative terms: Shepherd



Definition of Sheepherder

1. Noun. A person who herds sheep; a shepherd. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheepherder

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheepherder

sheepcot
sheepcote
sheepcotes
sheepcots
sheepdip
sheepdips
sheepdog
sheepdogs
sheepdom
sheepe
sheepflesh
sheepfold
sheepfolds
sheephead
sheepheads
sheepherder (current term)
sheepherders
sheepherding
sheepherdings
sheephook
sheephooks
sheepier
sheepies
sheepiest
sheepily
sheepiness
sheepish
sheepishly
sheepishness
sheepishnesses

Literary usage of Sheepherder

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1. Reading, Grade 4 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Martha Cheney, Daniel W. Palmer (2005)
"The Story of Shep Long ago, on a cold winter night, a poor sheepherder came ... The sheepherder was very ill. The nurses at the hospital rushed him inside. ..."

2. Arizona, Prehistoric, Aboriginal, Pioneer, Modern: The Nation's Youngest by James H. McClintock (1916)
"The sheepherder socially has a lower place than the cowboy, ... To the credit of the sheepherder may it be said that he is rarely unfaithful to his flock or ..."

3. H-2 A Agricultural Guestworker Program: Changes Could Improve Services to by Carolyn S. Blocker (1998)
"Response: USDA's understanding is the sheepherder was still working ... The sheepherder asked to be transferred to another employer because he feared the ..."

4. New Mexico, the Land of the Delight Makers: The History of Its Ancient Cliff by George Wharton James (1920)
"How could they fleece, rob, strip to the skin the sheepherder, the cowboy, the fanner, ... The life of a sheepherder or a Mexican was no one's concern. ..."

5. The Pacific Monthly by William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease, Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1906)
"And if the destruction of range has not been so complete that he is driven out of the country, the next sheepherder who appears on the crest of the hill ..."

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