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  • n. Plural form of shepherd.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shepherd.


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  • He escaped unchallenged from the Egyptian camp and, as he entered the wilderness, he heard the shout with which he called his shepherds in the pastures.

    Joshua — Volume 4

  • Has she managed to avoid the hip problems common in shepherds?

    Animal Shelter Update: Big Temptations Removed (thank goodness!)

  • The sacred ties of true friendship are most easily formed under a humble roof and in shepherds 'huts rather than in kings' palaces.

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  • And so, writers began to look out of the window more frequently; when writing a pastoral they turned away from the little porcelain shepherds and shepherdesses, standing in high-heeled shoes and powdered wigs upon every mantel-piece, and they fixed their eyes upon the real living Roger and Dolly in the hay-field.

    Rural Hours

  • It has always been famous for its rich and extensive pastures, and it is still the favorite resort of the Bedouin shepherds, who frequently contend for securing to their immense flocks the benefit of its luxuriant vegetation.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "Of course; you call your shepherds Tyrcis and Amyntas; give your shepherdesses names in a similar manner."

    Ten Years Later

  • "I used to invest in German shepherds, but Tibetan mastiffs are what's hot right now," said Sui Huizheng, a business owner who has about 20 of the dogs and attended the 6th annual China Tibetan Mastiff Expo this past weekend.

    The Shad Plank

  • We specialize in German shepherds, Belgian malinois and Dutch shepherds.


  • (Answer) Most of the cases of mega esophagus I've seen have been in German shepherds but the disease has also been reported in Labs and Irish setters.


  • He was placed in a new dog handler course in which he learned to train German shepherds for patrol in southeast Asia.



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