What does the word herdsman mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who owns or tends a herd. herder.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. My father was a poor herdsman. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck