swineherd


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swine·herd

 (swīn′hûrd′)
n.
One who tends swine.

swineherd

(ˈswaɪnˌhɜːd)
n
(Agriculture) archaic a person who looks after pigs

swine•herd

(ˈswaɪnˌhɜrd)

n.
a person who tends swine.
[before 1100; Middle English; late Old English swȳnhyrde. See swine, herd2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swineherd - a herder or swineswineherd - a herder or swine      
drover, herdsman, herder - someone who drives a herd
Translations
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swineherd

(archaic) [ˈswaɪnhɜːd] Nporquero m
References in classic literature ?
That swineherd must certainly have been well educated
I will have ten kisses from the Princess," said the swineherd.
I cannot sell it for less," rejoined the swineherd.
And the court-ladies placed themselves in front of her, and spread out their dresses--the swineherd got ten kisses, and the Princess--the kitchen-pot.
There were fifty pigs wallowing in each stye, all of them breeding sows; but the boars slept outside and were much fewer in number, for the suitors kept on eating them, and the swineherd had to send them the best he had continually.
When the hounds saw Ulysses they set up a furious barking and flew at him, but Ulysses was cunning enough to sit down and loose his hold of the stick that he had in his hand: still, he would have been torn by them in his own homestead had not the swineherd dropped his ox hide, rushed full speed through the gate of the yard and driven the dogs off by shouting and throwing stones at them.
On this the swineherd led the way into the hut and bade him sit down.
To this you answered, O swineherd Eumaeus, "Stranger, though a still poorer man should come here, it would not be right for me to insult him, for all strangers and beggars are from Jove.
Methinks, too, from the stink, they must have been Roman swineherd who habited this sty with their herds, an' I venture that thou, old sow, hast never touched broom to the place for fear of disturbing the ancient relics of thy kin.
uf, or Philip de Malvoisin, that thou hast spoken treason against the Norman, and thou art but a cast-away swineherd, thou wouldst waver on one of these trees as a terror to all evil speakers against dignities.
Thus in the recognition of Odysseus by his scar, the discovery is made in one way by the nurse, in another by the swineherds.
Will not tutors be also in request, and nurses wet and dry, tirewomen and barbers, as well as confectioners and cooks; and swineherds, too, who were not needed and therefore had no place in the former edition of our State, but are needed now?