Part of speech: noun

One who owns or tends a herd. herder.

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Usage examples "herdsman":

  1. Then from his station aloft, at the head of the table, the herdsman Poured forth his heart and his wine together in endless profusion. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  2. I met a herd of cattle returning or going- which I know not- for they were without a herdsman. - "Pictures of Sweden", Hans Christian Andersen.
  3. My father was a poor herdsman. - "Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck", Ludwig Tieck.