Meaning of “shepherd” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “shepherd” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shepherdnoun [ C ]

us /ˈʃep·ərd/ female shepherdess, /ˈʃep·ərd·əs/

a person who takes care of sheep

shepherdverb [ T always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈʃep·ərd/

to move and care for sheep, or to lead people somewhere:

Visitors are shepherded through the mansion by volunteers.
Roberti shepherded the legislation through Congress (= made sure it was approved).

(Definition of “shepherd” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)