Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of herd.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The occupation of a herd or herdsman.
  • n. In the western United States, Australia, etc., cattle-raising.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In comparison with some of the other blogs I visit, this one is relatively troll free, but any help in herding them is welcome.

    "Crap, here comes Teacher!"

  • The dog as worker is common in herding and farming cultures.

    roof dogs

  • We have therefore to look at our organizations and focus more on what we want to achieve than the somewhat self-interested needs of the different professions and disciplines who typically find comfort in herding together in great numbers.

    How to Keep Hospitals Healthy

  • It can be controlled, the experts assured us, but only through substantial international effort: making changes in herding practices and land use, building fences, developing firewood alternatives, stabilizing sand dunes with hardy vegetation, and so on.

    Beyond Everest

  • "The current sovereign crisis has now become systemic in nature, and is driven not only by budgetary fundamentals but also by the mispricing of credit risk by investors and short-term herding behavior in the markets," Barroso will say, according to speaking notes obtained by

    EU leaders to be warned debt crisis is "systemic" - Yahoo! Finance

  • "The current sovereign crisis has now become systemic in nature, and is driven not only by budgetary fundamentals but also by the mispricing of credit risk by investors and short-term herding behavior in the markets," the documents said.

    ECB boosts capital; EU leaders meet on debt crisis - Yahoo! Finance

  • "The current sovereign crisis has now become systemic in nature, and is driven not only by budgetary fundamentals but also by the mispricing of credit risk by investors and short-term herding behaviour in the markets," the documents said.

    Reuters: Top News

  • “which ought to be useful in herding the Spanish-speakers” … I think your on to something there.

    Antiwar.com: Enemy of the State « Antiwar.com Blog

  • I don't like the idea of herding goats when I could be watching football.

    James Frey: Turkeys, Traditions and Families On The Fabulous Beekman Boys Farm

  • Being rather more interested in the soteriological than the dialectical these days, I find the idea of herding humans into pens a bit, well, inhumane.

    [illegal immigrants] why post when someone already has

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