Taste of potatoes baked in the ashes of a fire I made in a field where I was herding cows.
A few references noted positive characteristics such as their loyalty and herding abilities.
How much protection is all this spying and searching and herding giving us?
But on the French left — riven by ideological splits from competing centuries — that job is akin to herding cats.
Or follow the parents pushing strollers or herding a clutch of roughhousing teens.
The other servant was a shepherd; but his herding, as the saying is, was a poor one.
Bunch, herding a band of yearlings, had allowed them to get back to their mothers.
The girls out there usually got rough and mannish after they went to herding.
Drew's voice was strident as he spurred, herding Boyd before him.
It would seem that she also took a dislike to working in the fields, and especially to herding the flocks.
Old English heord "herd, flock," from Proto-Germanic *herdo- (cf. Old Norse hjorð, Old High German herta, German Herde, Gothic hairda "herd"), from PIE *kerdh- "a row, group, herd" (cf. Sanskrit śárdhah "herd, troop," Old Church Slavonic čreda "herd," Greek korthys "heap," Lithuanian kerdžius "shepherd"). Herd instinct in psychology is first recorded 1908.
mid-13c., "to watch over or herd (livestock);" of animals, "to gather in a herd, to form a flock," late 14c., from herd (n.). Related: Herded; herding.
Gen. 13:5; Deut. 7:14. (See CATTLE.)