from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An owner or a breeder of livestock.
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- n. a person who tends livestock, especially cows and sheep.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A keeper of a herd; one employed in tending a herd of cattle.
- n. The owner of a herd.
- n. The common skua-gull, supposed to protect lambs from eagles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who drives a herd
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“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.
Between the terrace and the distant hills extended a tract of pasture-land, green and well-wooded by its rich hedgerows; not a roof was visible, though many farms and hamlets were at hand; and, in the heart of a rich and populous land, here was a region where the shepherd or the herdsman was the only evidence of human existence.
The word gulyas originally meant only "herdsman," but over time the dish became gulyashus goulash meat - that is to say, a meat dish that was prepared by herdsmen.
The Scottish "herdsman" on the lonely mountain-top
 from livestock as well as professions such as herdsman and abattoir worker  are all higher risk.
In 'Idylls IV, written by the Greek bucolic poet Theocritus, 3rd century BC, Corydon says to his fellow herdsman:' Be comforted.
Sun Hua/Xinhua/Zumapress.com A herdsman tried to lasso a horse Monday during a horse cultural festival in Hexigten Banner of Chifeng city, north China's Inner Mongolia region.
• In Inner Mongolia, a Han Chinese truck driver kills a local herdsman in a hit-and-run accident, and ethnic unrest flares for days.