Definition of 'shepherd'
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We were all shepherds or all sheep or all neither. Christianity Today (2000)He was a shepherd and people followed him. The Sun (2006)There are few more intelligent breeds than the German shepherd. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)Until now his only culinary boast has been that he makes a mean shepherd's pie. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He would sit with his tutor in the palace at sunset, watching shepherds bring their animals back from pasture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Racing move up quickly and then look to shepherd the opposition wide, to use the touchline as an extra defender. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were shivering outside in the rain like biblical shepherds, watching their flocks of celebrity sheep get themselves into all kinds of trouble. The Sun (2011)It looks out over rolling hills, a 15th-century castle and fields where shepherds tend their flocks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a good alternative to shepherd's pie or lasagne, and could be made in stages. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'shepherd'
British English: shepherd /ˈʃɛpəd/ NOUN
A shepherd is a person whose job is to look after sheep.
- American English: shepherd
- Arabic: راعٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pastor gados
- Chinese: 牧羊人
- Croatian: pastir
- Czech: pastýř
- Danish: hyrde
- Dutch: herder
- European Spanish: pastor ovejas
- Finnish: paimen
- French: berger
- German: Schäfer
- Greek: βοσκός
- Italian: pastore
- Japanese: 羊飼い
- Korean: 양치기
- Norwegian: gjeter
- Polish: pasterz
- European Portuguese: pastor gados
- Romanian: cioban
- Russian: пастух
- Spanish: pastor
- Swedish: fårherde
- Thai: คนเลี้ยงแกะ
- Turkish: çoban
- Ukrainian: пастух
- Vietnamese: người chăn cừu
British English: shepherd VERB
If you are shepherded somewhere, someone takes you there to make sure that you arrive at the right place safely.
She was shepherded by her guards up the rear ramp of the aircraft.
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