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Definition of "cowherd" [cow•herd]

  • One who herds or tends cattle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cowherd" in a sentence
  • "The cowherd is a great hulking young man, much bigger than the man who beat him, but he took his punishment as part of the day's work and made no remark of any sort."
  • "This servant in turn gave the baby to a kindly cowherd, who secretly raised him as his own."
  • "From under the trees beyond emerged a file of cows, and then a cowherd."