- a person who tends geese.
Origin of gooseherd
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Examples from the Web for gooseherd
Yes, the son of a gooseherd in Fief; he served his time with the Zouaves.Autumn Glory
"Even cripples can dance when they choose," said the gooseherd.
Then the gooseherd smiled to himself, and played sweeter than ever.
"Peirol, the gooseherd's boy," the youngster replied composedly.Masters of the Guild
Yet was she as lowly and simple of speech and demeanour as if she were a gooseherd of fourteen winters.The Roots of the Mountains