cowherd

[kou-hurd]

noun

a person whose occupation is tending and herding cows.

Nearby words

  1. cowflop,
  2. cowgirl,
  3. cowhage,
  4. cowhand,
  5. cowherb,
  6. cowhide,
  7. cowichan sweater,
  8. cowinner,
  9. cowitch,
  10. cowk

Origin of cowherd

before 1000; Middle English couherde, Old English cūherde; see cow1, herd2

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cowherd

noun

a person employed to tend cattle
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