Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An official whose duty was to guard the common herd or cattle of a town and to prevent them from breaking the hedges or fences of inclosed grounds; in New England, a similar official whose special duty was to impound strays.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An officer who is appointed to guard hedges, and to keep cattle from breaking or cropping them, and whose further duty it is to impound animals found running at large.

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Examples

  • HAYWARD - With less than 24 hours to go until the family of Dirk and Susan DeVries returns to their new home in rural Hayward, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" designers and volunteers were busy Monday afternoon moving in furniture, decorating the recently-built house and adding any last-minute touches to the home.

    The Albert Lea Tribune

  • THAD ALLEN STILL TRUSTS TONY HAYWARD - Dan Froomkin: "Asked at a Friday news conference if he still trusts Hayward, Allen responded: 'The fact of the matter is, we have to have a cooperative, productive relationship for this thing to work moving forward.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • HAYWARD - The surprises for the DeVries family of rural Hayward didn't end Tuesday when they saw their new house as part of the "Extreme Makeover:

    The Albert Lea Tribune

  • I'll take them any day over the quakes I felt while living in Hayward, Ca.

    Retiring in Yucatan

  • BP CEO Tony Hayward is a moron … but at least he realizes that he is a moron.

    Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » Les News, 060310

  • I'll take them any day over the quakes I felt while living in Hayward, Ca.

    Retiring in Yucatan

  • I'll take them any day over the quakes I felt while living in Hayward, Ca.

    Retiring in Yucatan

  • I'll take them any day over the quakes I felt while living in Hayward, Ca.

    Retiring in Yucatan

  • But Gordon Hayward is the exception, and what the 6-9 sophomore forward decides in the coming days will have a major impact on whether the Bulldogs will be able to maintain the momentum they generated this season.

    If Hayward returns, Butler will have pieces to contend again

  • I'll take them any day over the quakes I felt while living in Hayward, Ca.

    Retiring in Yucatan

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