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swineherd

[swahyn-hurd] /ˈswaɪnˌhɜrd/
noun
1.
a person who tends swine.
Origin
late Old English
1100
before 1100; Middle English; late Old English swȳnhyrde. See swine, herd2
Related forms
swineherdship, noun
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  • The swineherd and the cattle-herd joined him, and all three put armour upon them.
British Dictionary definitions for swineherd

swineherd

/ˈswaɪnˌhɜːd/
noun
1.
(archaic) a person who looks after pigs
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Word Origin and History for swineherd
n.

c.1100, swynhyrde; see swine + herd.

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