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herder

[hur-der] /ˈhɜr dər/
noun
1.
a person in charge of a herd, especially of cattle or sheep.
Origin of herder
1625-1635
First recorded in 1625-35; herd2 + -er1

Herder

[her-duh r] /ˈhɛr dər/
noun
1.
Johann Gottfried von
[yoh-hahn gawt-freet fuh n] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈgɔt frit fən/ (Show IPA),
1744–1803, German philosopher and poet.
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  • It is a copy of 'Clavigo,' with herder's marginal suggestions.

    Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
  • Goethe had sent it to him for his opinion, and herder returned it marked and annotated.

    Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
  • He drew rein and walked his horse past them, looking for a herder.

    Out of the Depths

    Robert Ames Bennet
  • The herder wondered that his approach had not been discovered.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • Dog and herder sniffed the evening air, sampling the new odor.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • That's when a herder has got trouble to keep things from getting mixed up.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • Every great man, says herder, has a glance which no one can imitate.

    The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys
  • "We have two thousand sheep in a band," explained the herder kindly.

    The Story of Wool Sara Ware Bassett
  • "I pride myself there are not many like them," agreed the herder.

    The Story of Wool Sara Ware Bassett
  • Once I knew of a herder leaving a ranch because the boss said good-morning to him.

    The Story of Wool Sara Ware Bassett
British Dictionary definitions for herder

herder

/ˈhɜːdə/
noun
1.
(mainly US) a person who cares for or drives herds of cattle or flocks of sheep, esp on an open range Brit equivalent herdsman

Herder

/German ˈhɛrdər/
noun
1.
Johann Gottfried von (joˈhan ˈɡɔtfriːt fɔn). 1744–1803, German philosopher, critic, and poet, the leading figure in the Sturm und Drang movement in German literature. His chief work is Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man (1784–91)
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