Taste of potatoes baked in the ashes of a fire I made in a field where I was herding cows.
A few references noted positive characteristics such as their loyalty and herding abilities.
How much protection is all this spying and searching and herding giving us?
But on the French left — riven by ideological splits from competing centuries — that job is akin to herding cats.
Or follow the parents pushing strollers or herding a clutch of roughhousing teens.
The other servant was a shepherd; but his herding, as the saying is, was a poor one.
Note: The outcast princess is represented as “herding sheep.”
The girls out there usually got rough and mannish after they went to herding.
Then he entered the ship, herding the white-faced girl before him.
It would seem that she also took a dislike to working in the fields, and especially to herding the flocks.
Old English heord "herd, flock," from Proto-Germanic *herdo- (cf. Old Norse hjorð, Old High German herta, German Herde, Gothic hairda "herd"), from PIE *kerdh- "a row, group, herd" (cf. Sanskrit śárdhah "herd, troop," Old Church Slavonic čreda "herd," Greek korthys "heap," Lithuanian kerdžius "shepherd"). Herd instinct in psychology is first recorded 1908.
mid-13c., "to watch over or herd (livestock);" of animals, "to gather in a herd, to form a flock," late 14c., from herd (n.). Related: Herded; herding.
Gen. 13:5; Deut. 7:14. (See CATTLE.)