Herd vs Cattlemybossexpectsafulldayofworkfora - What's the difference?
From (etyl) herde, heerde, heorde, from (etyl) hierd, .
A number of domestic animals assembled together under the watch or ownership of a keeper.
* 1768, ,
Any collection of animals gathered or travelling in a company.
* 2007, J. Michael Fay, Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Zakouma , National Geographic (March 2007), 47,
- The lowing herd wind slowly o’er the lea.
A crowd, a mass of people; now usually pejorative: a rabble.
- Zakouma is the last place on Earth where you can see more than a thousand elephants on the move in a single, compact herd .
- But far more numerous was the herd of such / Who think too little and who talk too much.
- You can never interest the common herd in the abstract question.
To unite or associate in a herd; to feed or run together, or in company.
To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company.
- Sheep herd on many hills.
- (rfdate) I’ll herd among his friends, and seem One of the number. Addison.
(etyl) hirde, (hierde), from (etyl) . Cognate with German Hirte, Swedish herde, Danish hyrde.
Someone who keeps a group of domestic animals; a herdsman.
* 2000 , Alasdair Grey, The Book of Prefaces , Bloomsbury 2002, p. 38:
- Any talent which gives a good new thing to others is a miracle, but commentators have thought it extra miraculous that England's first known poet was an illiterate herd .
(Scotland) To act as a herdsman or a shepherd.
To form or put into a herd.
- I heard the herd of cattle being herded home from a long way away.
Not English Cattlemybossexpectsafulldayofworkfora has no English definition. It may be misspelled.