A person who tends pigs.
More example sentences
- One livestock disease detected in several Nebraska swineherds is pseudorabies.
- In 1068 the Domesday Book recorded a population of 650 people, including 28 slaves, 45 smallholders and 23 swineherds.
- I claim a background that includes Native Americans, Scottish swineherds, Rom, Egyptian papyrus farmers, and, of course, Proud Basques.
Old English, from swine + obsolete herd 'herdsman'.
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