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Noun: herd  hurd
  1. A group of cattle, sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  2. A group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope, elephants, seals, whales or zebra
  3. A crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    "the children resembled a fairy herd";
    - ruck
Verb: herd  hurd
  1. Cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
    "We herded the children into a spare classroom";
    - crowd
  2. Move together, like a herd
  3. Keep, move, or drive animals
    "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"

Sounds like: h

Derived forms: herding, herded, herds

Type of: animal group, concourse, crowd, crowd together, displace, keep, move, multitude, throng

Encyclopedia: Herd, David