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herds, plural;
  1. Move in a particular direction
    • - Nick herded me through the baggage claim and into his Jaguar
    • - we all herded into a storage room
  2. Keep or look after (livestock)
    • - Hunter and Tripp herded sheep
  1. A large group of animals, esp. hoofed mammals, that live, feed, or migrate together or are kept together as livestock
    • - a herd of elephants
    • - large farms with big dairy herds
  2. A large group of people, typically with a shared characteristic
    • - I dodged herds of joggers and cyclists
    • - he is not of the common herd

  1. a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  2. cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"
  3. a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra
  4. move together, like a herd
  5. keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"
  6. ruck: a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"
  7. Herd refers to a social grouping of certain animals of the same species, either wild or domestic, and also to the form of collective animal behavior associated with this (referred to as herding) or as a verb, to herd, to its control by another species such as humans or dogs.
  8. The Herd is the self-titled debut album from the Australian hip hop band, The Herd.
  9. The Herd are an Australian hip hop outfit from Sydney. Unusual for a hip-hop outfit they have a full band format which permits more dynamic live shows. ...
  10. The Herd were an English psychedelic rock group, founded in 1965, that came to prominence in the late 1960s. They launched the career of Peter Frampton and scored three UK top twenty hits.
  11. A number of domestic animals assembled together under the watch or ownership of a keeper. [from 11th c.]; Any collection of animals gathered or travelling in a company. [from 13th c.]; A crowd, a mass of people; now usually pejorative: a rabble. [from 15th c. ...
  12. (Herds) nag wi (cow) wu lu (fem ale co w wh o h as n ot yet bo rn e a c alf) sél l wi (ca lf) xar mi (sheep) tëng bi (sheep or goat which has not yet borne a lamb) jagal bi/tàpp aange bi (castrat ed ram) bëy wi (goat) tef bi (kid) gàtt bi (c oll ective n ame for sh eep a nd go ats) bàyyima bi ( ...
  13. a group of pigs, or all the pigs on a farm or in a region.
  14. among geladas, a large social unit consisting of several bands that come together under very good grazing conditions.
  15. to assemble and move animals usually as livestock; Ecosystems
  16. A term used usually to describe a coordinated group of baleen whales.
  17. A group of cows on a dairy farm. Cows are often placed into herds with other cows their age (such as heifers) or milking status (such as dry cows).
  18. "Herd" is a term that describes a small (or large) group of goats. Goats are "herd" animals meaning that they will thrive better with one or more of their same kind in numbers. ...
  19. A group of animals that travels and feeds together.
  20. is used for many animals, including cattle, deer, horse, elephants
  21. A group of animals (especially cattle), collectively considered as a unit.
  22. Any group of animals, including birds, fish, and reptiles, maintained at a common location (e.g. lot, farm or ranch) for any purpose. The herd (or flock) includes all animals subsequently housed at the common location. ...
  23. To tend flocks, one who tends flocks.
  24. A group of pigs is called a herd, and a smaller group foraging in the woods is called a sounder.
  25. A group of animals.  Used with beef, dairy, or swine.