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shepherd

  

      n  
1    a person employed to tend sheep,   (Female equivalent)    shepherdess      Related adjs       bucolic       pastoral  
2    a person, such as a clergyman, who watches over or guides a group of people  
      vb   tr  
3    to guide or watch over in the manner of a shepherd  
4      (Australian Rules football)   to prevent opponents from tackling (a member of one's own team) by blocking their path  
     (from Old English sceaphirde. See sheep, herd2)  


German shepherd   , German shepherd dog  
      n      another name for       Alsatian       1  
Good Shepherd  
      n     (New Testament)   a title given to Jesus Christ in John 10:11--12  
Shepherd  
      n     (Astronomy)   a small moon of Saturn orbiting close to the rings and partly responsible for ring stability  
shepherd dog  
      n      another term for       sheepdog       1  
shepherd's needle  
      n   a European umbelliferous plant, Scandix pectenveneris, with long needle-like fruits  
shepherd's pie  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a baked dish of minced meat covered with mashed potato,   (Also called)    cottage pie  
shepherd's-purse  
      n   a cruciferous plant, Capsella bursa-pastoris, having small white flowers and flattened triangular seed pods  
     (C15: compare Latin bursa pastoris, French bourse-de-berger, German Hirtentasche, Dutch herdentasch)  
shepherd's weatherglass  
      n     (Brit)      another name for the       scarlet pimpernel  
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Shepherd  
      n     (Astronomy)   a small moon of Saturn orbiting close to the rings and partly responsible for ring stability  


German shepherd   , German shepherd dog  
      n      another name for       Alsatian       1  
Good Shepherd  
      n     (New Testament)   a title given to Jesus Christ in John 10:11--12  
shepherd  
      n  
1    a person employed to tend sheep,   (Female equivalent)    shepherdess      Related adjs       bucolic       pastoral  
2    a person, such as a clergyman, who watches over or guides a group of people  
      vb   tr  
3    to guide or watch over in the manner of a shepherd  
4      (Australian Rules football)   to prevent opponents from tackling (a member of one's own team) by blocking their path  
     (from Old English sceaphirde. See sheep, herd2)  
shepherd dog  
      n      another term for       sheepdog       1  
shepherd's needle  
      n   a European umbelliferous plant, Scandix pectenveneris, with long needle-like fruits  
shepherd's pie  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a baked dish of minced meat covered with mashed potato,   (Also called)    cottage pie  
shepherd's-purse  
      n   a cruciferous plant, Capsella bursa-pastoris, having small white flowers and flattened triangular seed pods  
     (C15: compare Latin bursa pastoris, French bourse-de-berger, German Hirtentasche, Dutch herdentasch)  
shepherd's weatherglass  
      n     (Brit)      another name for the       scarlet pimpernel  

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shepherd

  

      vb   conduct, convoy, guide, herd, marshal, steer, usher  

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