cowherdnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkaʊ.hɜːd/ us /ˈkaʊ.hɝːd/
Examples from literature
- I'm only a poor chap,—my father was a shepherd, and I began life as a cowherd—I don't want any titles of courtesy.
- It was nearly morning when we got off the bog, and as the rain was falling we took refuge in a tumble-down hut which had probably been a cowherd's.
- The cowherd and I took our flock down the meadows and into the woods where there was fern.
- You were a cowherd, as you say—but you educated yourself at a University and got a degree.