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herds·man

 (hûrdz′mən)
n.
A man who herds, tends, or manages livestock.

herdsman

(ˈhɜːdzmən)
n, pl -men
(Agriculture) chiefly Brit a person who breeds, rears, or cares for cattle or (rarely) other livestock in the herd. US equivalent: herder

herds•man

(ˈhɜrdz mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. the keeper of a herd, esp. of cattle or sheep.
2. (cap.) the constellation Boötes.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.herdsman - someone who drives a herdherdsman - someone who drives a herd    
goat herder, goatherd - a person who tends a flock of goats
hired hand, hired man, hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
sheepherder, sheepman, shepherd - a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
pigman, swineherd - a herder or swine

herdsman

noun (Chiefly Brit.) stockman, drover, grazier, cowman, cowherd The herdsman came calling the cattle for milking.
Translations
راعي الماشِيَه
-kapastýř
hyrde
csordás
hjarîmaîur, hirîir

herdsman

[ˈhɜːdzmən] N (herdsmen (pl)) [of cattle] → vaquero m; [of sheep] → pastor m

herdsman

[ˈhɜːrdzmən] ngardien m de troupeau

herdsman

nHirt m, → Hirte m

herd

(həːd) noun
a group of animals of one kind that stay, or are kept, together. a herd of cattle; a herd of elephant(s).
verb
to gather together, or be brought together, in a group. The dogs herded the sheep together; The tourists were herded into a tiny room.
-herd
a person who looks after a herd of certain kinds of animals. a goat-herd.
ˈherdsman (ˈhəːdz-) noun
a person who looks after a herd of animals.
the herd instinct
the tendency to behave, think etc like everyone else.
References in classic literature ?
The people and the herd must be angry with me: a robber shall Zarathustra be called by the herdsmen.
Herdsmen, I say, but they call themselves the believers in the orthodox belief.
Fellow-creators, Zarathustra seeketh; fellow-reapers and fellow-rejoicers, Zarathustra seeketh: what hath he to do with herds and herdsmen and corpses!
So that when Socrates, in Plato's Republic, says that a city is necessarily composed of four sorts of people, he speaks elegantly but not correctly, and these are, according to him, weavers, husbandmen, shoe-makers, and builders; he then adds, as if these were not sufficient, smiths, herdsmen for what cattle are necessary, and also merchants and victuallers, and these are by way of appendix to his first list; as if a city was established for necessity, and not happiness, or as if a shoe-maker and a husbandman were equally useful.
Yet even if we add neatherds, shepherds, and other herdsmen, in order that our husbandmen may have oxen to plough with, and builders as well as husbandmen may have draught cattle, and curriers and weavers fleeces and hides,--still our State will not be very large.
The herdsman had no time to reply, nor Don Quixote to get out of the way even if he wished; and so the drove of fierce bulls and tame bullocks, together with the crowd of herdsmen and others who were taking them to be penned up in a village where they were to be run the next day, passed over Don Quixote and over Sancho, Rocinante and Dapple, hurling them all to the earth and rolling them over on the ground.
I saw him once in a towering rage because one of his herdsmen had permitted a travel-heated Asian to slake his thirst at the horse-trough in front of the saloon end of Jo.
The president has for long ignored the people of the state and his comments regarding the satanic activities of the herdsmen in Benue State have been taken as an attestation of support by the people.
The local government gave the two herdsmen a total of 16,000 yuan along with rice, cooking oil and noodles to help them cope with their losses.
Traditional conflict resolution systems involving compensation and mediation have broken down, partly because new waves of herdsmen have no ties to local communities.
25 (SUNA) - Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, Sunday received at his office in Republican Palace the Wali (governor) of West Kordofan State, Abul-Gasim Al-Amin Baraka, and reviewed the overall situation in West Kordofan State, especially the security and stability situation and herdsmen movement.
Growing desertification and violence in Nigeria is forcing thousands of Muslim herdsmen to move south, leading to clashes with Christian crop farmers.