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Definition of shepherd noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shepherd

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃepəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃepərd//
 
Farm people
 
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(North American English also sheepherder) a person whose job is to take care of sheep See related entries: Farm people Word Origin Old English scēaphierde, from sheep + obsolete herd ‘herdsman’.
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