A person who tends grazing cattle.
More example sentences
- Schools and shops closed: milkmaids and cowherds had taken a holiday.
- Born among those who tend cattle, the cowherd Krishna indulged in endless pranks.
- They travelled in a decorated chariot, followed on foot by the cowherds.
Old English, from cow1 + obsolete herd 'herdsman'.
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