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cowherd

[kou-hurd] /ˈkaʊˌhɜrd/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is tending and herding cows.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English couherde, Old English cūherde; see cow1, herd2
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  • And a certain cowherd, as he stood leaning on his staff, pinned him down fast by the head.
  • cowherd seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.
  • Increased calving rate of the cowherd optimizes the profitability of beef producers.
  • Increasing the length of time that a cow remains in the cowherd reduces the number of heifers that need to be developed each year.
  • cowherd seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
British Dictionary definitions for cowherd

cowherd

/ˈkaʊˌhɜːd/
noun
1.
a person employed to tend cattle
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