- a person who tends goats.
Origin of goatherd
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Examples from the Web for goatherd
The heights are inaccessible to any foot but those of the goat and goatherd.
His father had met with an accident some years ago; he also had been called Peter the goatherd.Heidi
Melanthius, the goatherd, finds his way to the chamber where the arms are deposited.Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
She was goatherd and milkmaid, fire-tender and cook, tailor and tent-maker.Society
Henry Kalloch Rowe
I pitied the poor devil of a goatherd for having such a very plain wife.Eothen
A. W. Kinglake
- a person employed to tend or herd goats
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Word Origin and History for goatherd
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