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Cowherd  n.  One whose occupation is to tend cows.

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"Cowherd" Quotes from Famous Books

... and refused to protect them. Johann himself, after long and miserable wanderings in disguise, bitterly repented, owned his crime to the Pope, and was received into a convent; Eschenbach escaped, and lived fifteen years as a cowherd. The others all fell into the hands of the sons and daughters of Albrecht, and woeful was the revenge that was taken upon them, and upon their ...
— A Book of Golden Deeds • Charlotte M. Yonge

... his service" to Buccleuch, says Sir William Fraser, in his Memoirs of the House of Buccleuch. (See Satchells, 1892, pp. vii., viii.) But the "fathers" of Satchells "having dilapidate and engaged their Estate by Cautionary," poor Satchells was brought up as a cowherd, till he went to the wars, and never learned to write, or even, it seems, to read; as he says in the Dedication of ...
— Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy • Andrew Lang

... high glee, carrying his pot. By-and-by he came to a place, where was a Cowherd's wife making curds in ...
— The Talking Thrush - and Other Tales from India • William Crooke

... and passed some years in peace, after his accession. If we believe his panegyrists, the land over which he bore sway, "was filled with divine grace and worldly prosperity," and with order so unbroken, "that the cattle needed no cowherd, and the flocks no shepherd, so long as he was king." Himself an antiquary and a lover of learning, it seems but natural that "many books were written, and many schools opened," by his liberality. During this enviable interval, councillors ...
— A Popular History of Ireland - From the earliest period to the emancipation of the Catholics • Thomas D'Arcy McGee

Words linked to "Cowherd" :   cowpuncher, cattleman, wrangler, vaquero, horse wrangler, gaucho, cowman, puncher

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