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herdboy

(ˈhɜːdˌbɔɪ)
n
(Agriculture) a boy who looks after a herd
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The accused person said he had been detained since July 24 and his detention was affecting his job as a herdboy.
This aroused vindictive conflict with Kikuyu power brokers who saw in it an ungrateful herdboy angling for gatekeeper of state resources.
From a cultural point of view, Fekisi's heroism develops not only from his being a "model herdboy" in terms of his cattle-herding skills, but especially because of his compassion.
A COMPARISON OF CHEN YI'S AND BURTON WATSON'S TRANSLATIONS OF THE POEM "TIAO TIAO QIAN NIU XING" Chen Yi's Translation Burton Watson's Translation (42) Far, far away the Cowherd, and Far far away, the Herdboy Star; Bright, sparkling, the Bright bright, the lady of weaving Maid.
Kilmer or from Herdboy to College President (North Newton, Kan.: Bethel College, 1943), 56.
The HerdBoy is an inspiring book set in South Africa.
These three, along with Edward Arthur Walton's A Daydream (1885) and The Herdboy (1886), George Henry's Noon and The Hedgecutter and Hornel's Potato Planting (all c.
Interweaving stories from his childhood as a herdboy in Transkei; his education; and work as a professor, tax collector, assessor, prosecutor, and magistrate, Ndima offer insights into the relevancy and irrelevancy of principles and procedures of official Roman-Dutch law in the lives and sense of justice of indigenous peoples.
And Joao's singing is a reminder of just how unimaginative and hidebound within specific musical styles most vocalists are - she can sound like an operatic soprano, a cool bossa novan, an African herdboy, a scatting jazz singer, a fado blueswoman, a wailing muezzin.
Corporate lawyer Sean Raine (helmer Gavin Hood) and his wife, Jennifer (Janine Eser), are canoeing in Zululand when they make the acquaintance of herdboy Sipho (Loyiso Gxwala).
Sino-Japanese tradition presents the Milky Way as the River of Heaven, which separates the Herdboy and Weaver Maid, who can only cross it to meet once a year.
The media have chosen as their emblematic millionaire one Guerman Sterligov, a 26-year-old, uneducated former Moskvitch auto worker and herdboy on a horse farm near Zagorsk, the site of the premier Russian Orthodox monastery, an hour or two from Moscow.