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Definition of "herdsman" []

  • An owner or a breeder of livestock. (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 "herdsman" in a sentence
  • "“Millennia of urban life have evidently not been enough to erase the herdsman from the Jew,” he wrote."
  • "Their instinct comes direct from God and guides them to help themselves in parturition; the very time when the herdsman is most anxious for his herds. wild goats -- ibex (Ps 104: 18; 1Sa 24: 2). hinds -- fawns; most timid and defenseless animals, yet cared for by God."
  • "The image of a herdsman quietly guides the initial attempt to define the statesman, who is identified as herdsman of the human flock."