Word:

Herd

Pronunciation: hẽrd
a.1.Haired.
n.1.
1.A number of beasts assembled together; as, a herd of horses, oxen, cattle, camels, elephants, deer, or swine; a particular stock or family of cattle.
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea.
- Gray.
2.A crowd of low people; a rabble.
Herd's grass
(Bot.) one of several species of grass, highly esteemed for hay. See under Grass.
1.One who herds or assembles domestic animals; a herdsman; - much used in composition; as, a shepherd; a goatherd, and the like.
v. i.1.To unite or associate in a herd; to feed or run together, or in company; as, sheep herd on many hills.
[imp. & p. p. Herded; p. pr. & vb. n. Herding.]
2.To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company.
I'll herd among his friends, and seem
One of the number.
- Addison.
3.To act as a herdsman or a shepherd.
v. t.1.To form or put into a herd.
Noun1.herd - a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
2.herd - a group of wild animals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra
3.herd - a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"
Synonyms: ruck
Verb1.herd - cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"
Synonyms: crowd
2.herd - move together, like a herd
3.herd - keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"
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