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goatherd

División en sílabas: goat·herd
Pronunciación: /ˈɡōtˌhərd
 
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Definición de goatherd en inglés:

sustantivo

A person who tends goats.
Example sentences
  • He went on to paint Dutch scenes as if they were further topographical reveries in an Italian landscape, although with cowmen instead of goatherds among the weirs and ivy-dripping ruins, as in The Ford.
  • Around the year 850 in southern Abyssinia, a young goatherd named Khaldi noticed that his goats were particularly frisky and frolicsome when he brought them home in the evening.
  • A goatherd has been arrested, so his goats roam untended; a man has been brought in, bruised and handcuffed, for asking an American patrol for help for his wounded daughter.

Origen

Old English, from goat + obsolete herd 'herdsman'.

Words that rhyme with goatherd

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