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herder

[hur-der] /ˈhɜr dər/
noun
1.
a person in charge of a herd, especially of cattle or sheep.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; herd2 + -er1

Herder

[her-duh r] /ˈhɛr dər/
noun
1.
Johann Gottfried von
[yoh-hahn gawt-freet fuh n] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈgɔt frit fən/ (Show IPA),
1744–1803, German philosopher and poet.
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Examples from the web for herder
  • Once a herder has insurance, banking becomes much easier.
  • Each band has a herder, guard dog, horse and sheep wagon.
  • Add to that the cattle-herder's traditional disdain for hunter-gatherers.
  • She called the cow herder, who arrived banging the dinner pail.
  • But as they head to the forest to graze no human herder accompanies them.
  • The herder reacts instantly, finding shelter nearby for his animals, which later emerge from the storm unscathed.
  • So a herder placed it on a sled, tying it down to hold it secure.
  • The herder glides through the middle of the reindeer on his sled as if he were floating.
  • The herder that stays with the sheep all day every day is quite interesting to watch.
  • In all cases, after herder had been added, the slicks were thick enough to support ignition.
British Dictionary definitions for herder

herder

/ˈhɜːdə/
noun
1.
(mainly US) a person who cares for or drives herds of cattle or flocks of sheep, esp on an open range Brit equivalent herdsman

Herder

/German ˈhɛrdər/
noun
1.
Johann Gottfried von (joˈhan ˈɡɔtfriːt fɔn). 1744–1803, German philosopher, critic, and poet, the leading figure in the Sturm und Drang movement in German literature. His chief work is Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man (1784–91)
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