shepherdess


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shep·herd·ess

 (shĕp′ər-dĭs)
n.
A girl or woman who herds, guards, and tends sheep.

shepherdess

(ˈʃɛpədɛs)
n
(Agriculture) a woman employed to tend sheep

shep•herd•ess

(ˈʃɛp ər dɪs)

n.
a girl or woman who herds sheep.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shepherdess - a woman shepherdshepherdess - a woman shepherd      
sheepherder, sheepman, shepherd - a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
Translations
pastirica

shepherdess

[ˈʃepədɪs] Npastora f, zagala f

shepherdess

[ˈʃɛpərdɛs] nbergère fshepherd's pie n (British)hachis m Parmentier

shepherdess

nSchäferin f

shepherdess

[ˈʃɛpədɪs] npastorella
References in classic literature ?
The hunter determined to become a shepherd, and his wife too became a shepherdess.
Now it happened once that the shepherd came to the country where the shepherdess lived.
Then the shepherdess thought of that evening when she had sat at the full moon by the mill-pond and had played on the golden flute; the recollection was too much for her, and she burst into tears.
Honeythunder to dinner, with a troubled mind (for the discomfiture of the dear old china shepherdess lay heavy on it), and gave his arm to Helena Landless.
Then was it that the innocent and fair young shepherdess roamed from vale to vale and hill to hill, with flowing locks, and no more garments than were needful modestly to cover what modesty seeks and ever sought to hide.
8DA 3850 YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Own goal 9 Lurex 10 Views 11 Earthen 12 Eli 13 Cleanest 16 Earliest 17 Raw 19 Deposit 21 Cried 22 Llama 23 Retrial DOWN: 1 Louvred 2 Angelica 3 Rods 4 Clarinet 5 Arch 6 Axing 8 Lie detector 13 Cold snap 14 Sardinia 15 Twaddle 18 Oddly 20 Play 21 Cute QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Shepherdess 8 Sue 9 Cos 11 Crawler 12 Dealt 13 Red 14 Boa 15 Ringlet 17 Pie 19 Oath 21 Rant 23 Tent 25 Swag 27 Ewe 29 Offence 31 Map 34 Ski 36 Bravo 37 Turmoil 38 Ail 39 One 40 Devastating DOWN: 1 Sure 2 Head 3 Pillion 4 Enrage 5 Dodge 6 Scab 7 Solo 8 Scrap 10 Stash 16 Ton 18 Era 20 Ate 22 Ago 24 Excerpt 25 Samba 26 Beat it 28 Exile 30 Flora 32 Arid 33 Pale 34 Soon 35 King followed
They wanted to know all about my life on the farm and the sheep and being a shepherdess, on top of what sort of music I was into.
The paintings help explore a sub -story, in which the girl's little lamb becomes tired and unhappy and envious of her mistress' attention, which is being given to the shepherdess and all four of the special sheep.
Closer to home, Lucy's on hand as shepherdess Amanda anxiously awaits the delivery of a new flock of Swaledales.
00pm Reality programme filmed over the course of a year in which 23 men and women try to build a new life and new society from scratch in a remote location in the Highlands, with participants including a doctor, a vet, a chef, a carpenter and a shepherdess.
STUNNED shepherdess Amanda Owen has another head to count - she's discovered she is expecting child number NINE.
Assembler-modeler Uta Apel put together a shepherdess figurine from separate anatomical pieces, each fashioned from hand-rolled clay.