Definition of Herdwicks

1. herdwick [n] - See also: herdwick



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herdwicks

herding
herding(a)
herding dog
herding instinct
herdlike
herdman
herdmen
herds
herdsboy
herdsboys
herdsman
herdsmen
herdswoman
herdswomen
herdwick
herdwicks (current term)
herdwide
here
here's
here's to
here(p)
here and now
here and there
here be dragons
here be monsters
here below
here goes nothing
here lies
here to stay
here we go

Literary usage of Herdwicks

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1. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1880)
"Mr. Leathes' statement to us was that only herdwicks will thrive on bare mountains with ... The herdwicks were in strong force for so exceptional a breed. ..."

2. British Farmer's Magazine (1863)
"Subsisting, then, on such wild and elevated pastures during the severest winters, we need hardly feel surprised that even the-« hardy herdwicks suffer. ..."

3. Evans's Rural Economist (1862)
"No hay is given to herdwicks during the winter; they support themselves in the ... This renders it almost impossible to procure a flock of herdwicks, ..."

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