Definition of 'herd'
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Firm in your belief that the sheep can be herded somewhere else instead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was just so disorganised and the police seemed to be just trying to herd people. The Sun (2016)The group of farm workers were taken as they herded sheep, officials said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you have a few thousand acres of land going spare, you could do worse than put a herd of deer on them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)DEEP in the rolling Hampshire countryside is a farm that produces cheese from a steaming herd of buffalo. The Sun (2017)Why not herd sheep at a crossroads? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He spent the day meeting tribal leaders and representatives of the people herded into camps. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sometimes they succumb to greed and the herd mentality. DOT.CON (2001)We journalists tend to move in herds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have a small deer herd there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We came closer and saw that it was quite a large herd. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The economics of running a dairy herd are horrible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For extra drama there was a herd of elephants directly below. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their herds of sheep were taken in off the fields and meadows and plains. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)They were used to herd us like cattle. The Sun (2014)Our herd mentality can be turned to serve our own good. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is not mere panic buying by a herd of small investors trying to benefit from what is called a momentum play. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the wild the birds feed in groups by herding small fish to be scooped up from the shallows in their giant bills. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Show an elephant a mouse and it will carry on regardless, but angry bees could drive a whole herd to run away. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When he finally did, cops herded them to buses, which were attacked. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'herd'
British English: herd NOUN
A herd is a large group of animals of one kind that live together.
...large herds of elephant and buffalo.
British English: herd VERB
If you herd people somewhere, you make them move there in a group.
He began to herd the prisoners out.
Definition of herd from the Collins English Dictionary
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