swanherd

[swon-hurd]
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noun

a person who tends swans.

Nearby words

  1. swan-dive,
  2. swan-ganz catheter,
  3. swan-upping,
  4. swanee,
  5. swang,
  6. swank,
  7. swanky,
  8. swanndri,
  9. swannery,
  10. swanscombe man

Origin of swanherd

First recorded in 1475–85; swan1 + herd2

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British Dictionary definitions for swanherd

swanherd

noun

a person who herds swans
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