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goatherd

[goht-hurd] /ˈgoʊtˌhɜrd/
noun
1.
a person who tends goats.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English gāthyrde. See goat, herd2
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Examples for goatherd
  • No one else goes up, except for a goatherd taking his flock to graze there.
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goatherd

/ˈɡəʊtˌhɜːd/
noun
1.
a person employed to tend or herd goats
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Word Origin and History for goatherd
n.

early 13c. (as a surname), from goat + herd (n.).

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