herd

All Noun Verb
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  • They moved north with their herds in summer and returned south in winter.
  • She herded her little brothers out of the room and came back alone. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • This is most effective if done to the entire herd before the age of one.
  • It was also seen that herds often broke up and formed again.
  • There must always be rich and poor, when a great community are herded together. Cited from The Malefactor, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • From the age of five or six he began herding animals and working the land.
  • In the summer the main herd is usually in the centre of the island.
  • Larger forest species often form very small herds of two to four females and one male.
  • When he was seven he began herding the family cattle in the hills.
  • As herd numbers increased so did the problems of animal health.
  • So they herded us along this big road and then there was a little path into the forest.
  • Indeed, if we had been herded together a few more days, some disease must have broken out. Cited from Isabel Lady Burton, V2, by W. H. Wilkins
  • Brown went off by himself and did herding like that before. Cited from The Wrong Woman, by Charles D. Stewart
  • In herding areas where houses may be used only part of the year, they usually have only one story.
  • Family groups can join together to form a herd that moves together.
  • Before this time, many boys received no primary education at all, and instead spent their time herding animals.
  • However, it has also been used as a guard dog and a herding dog.
  • He herded always, while it was possible, with people younger than himself. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 2: Elia, by Charles Lamb
  • With their long legs, herds can travel quickly from place to place.
  • Farmers formed armed bands that turned back some herds, though others managed to get through.
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Meaning of herd

  • noun A group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun A group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra
  • verb Cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
    We herded the children into a spare classroom
  • verb Move together, like a herd
  • verb Keep, move, or drive animals
    Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?