from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who tends swans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who tends or marks swans.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person who tends, herds, takes care of or looks after
swans, a keeperof swans.
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1475-85, swan + herd = "swanherder"
Mercy and Helen were the geese in the Burridge Academy swanherd.
''They caused a huge amount of damage on a regular basis,'' said swanherd Dave Wheeler.