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Definitions of herd

  1. To associate; to associate as beasts. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To bring together; congregate; flock together. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To form or put into a herd. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To tend, as a herdsman. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To tend, as cattle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To act as a herdsman or a shepherd. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To run in herds. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To associate, as cattle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. move together, like a herd Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To form into a herd; to tend. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To unite or associate, as beasts; to form into a herd. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a group of wild animals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. A number of beasts assembled together; as, a herd of horses, oxen, cattle, camels, elephants, deer, or swine; a particular stock or family of cattle. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A crowd of low people; a rabble. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. One who herds or assembles domestic animals; a herdsman; - much used in composition; as, a shepherd; a goatherd, and the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A collection of beasts or cattle feeding or driven together; crowd; a keeper of cattle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. A number of beasts feeding together, and watched or tended: any collection of beasts, as distinguished from a flock: a company of people, in contempt: the rabble. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. One who tends a herd. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. A collection of beasts; rabble. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. A number of animals feeding together. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A crowd; rabble. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A collection of beasts feeding or driven together; a company of people, in contempt; a rabble; a keeper of cattle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. A collection or assemblage, as cattle or beasts; the rabble; one employed to attend cattle. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. Haired. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for herd

  1. I however saw no human beings moving in the distance, but I caught sight of a herd of deer, and greatly longed to be able to go in chase, as we were much in want of fresh provisions. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. By the time he had reached the end of the village he had a large herd following him. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
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