Shepherdess vs. Shepherd

Shepherdess vs. Shepherd — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Shepherdess and Shepherd

Shepherdessnoun

A girl or woman who herds, guards, and tends sheep.

Shepherdnoun

One who herds, guards, and tends sheep.

Shepherdessnoun

A female shepherd.

Shepherdnoun

One who cares for and guides a group of people, as a minister or teacher.

Shepherdessnoun

A large and deep armchair with a cushion.

Shepherdnoun

A German shepherd.

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Shepherdessnoun

a woman shepherd

Shepherdverb

To herd or tend as a shepherd.

Shepherdverb

To guide or lead on a course

The counselors shepherded the campers toward the waterfront.

Shepherdverb

To direct or instruct in a certain manner

shepherded the student through algebra.

Shepherdnoun

A person who tends sheep, especially a grazing flock.

Shepherdnoun

(figurative) Someone who watches over, looks after, or guides somebody.

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Shepherdnoun

(figurative) The pastor of a church; one who guides others in religion.

Shepherdnoun

(poetic) A swain; a rustic male lover.

Shepherdverb

To watch over; to guide

Shepherdverb

(Australian rules football) For a player to obstruct an opponent from getting to the ball, either when a teammate has it or is going for it, or if the ball is about to bounce through the goal or out of bounds.

Shepherdnoun

a clergyman who watches over a group of people

Shepherdnoun

a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock

Shepherdverb

watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils

Shepherdverb

tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats