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Noun: shepherd  she-pu(r)d
  1. A clergyman who watches over a group of people
  2. A herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
    - sheepherder, sheepman
Verb: shepherd  she-pu(r)d
  1. Watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
  2. Tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats

Derived forms: shepherded, shepherding, shepherds

Type of: clergyman, drover, guard, herder, herdsman, man of the cloth, reverend, tend, ward

Encyclopedia: Shepherd, Michigan