Herder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n herder someone who drives a herd
    • n Herder German philosopher who advocated intuition over reason (1744-1803)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Cheese was first made in the Middle East when hunters became herders and realized that milk could solidify (sour milk).
    • n Herder A herdsman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n herder A herdsman; in the United States, one employed in the care of a herd of beef-cattle or a flock of sheep.
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Usage

In literature:

There was nothing better to do than what the herders were doing.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Five Mexican sheep herders against the lone Indian.
"The Heart of Thunder Mountain" by Edfrid A. Bingham
Here he was much influenced by intercourse with Johann Gottfried Herder, who frequently examined at the school.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
The herder restored it, his heart growing heavier as he did so.
"Jessica, the Heiress" by Evelyn Raymond
The sheep herder made no reply, as he wiped his ear.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
Herder, I repeat, is certainly neither a classical nor a finished writer.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Herder remarked that "Christian veracity" deserved to rank with "Punic faith.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Even Herder's and Goethe's prophetic words produced little effect.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
Elam was bound to become a cattle-herder in case this thing failed.
"Elam Storm, The Wolfer" by Harry Castlemon
Or he might put in effect the scheme a sheep-herder had once.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
By their garb they would be taken for cattle-herders from La Villette.
"The Exploits of Juve" by Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
Sir, I have in yon drawer a hundred pages about Herder, which I dare not insert in my periodical; it would sink it, sir.
"Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest" by George Borrow
They knew it for the lantern of the remaining herder.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
The Old Germany of Goethe, Herder, and Kant, speaks to us through his voice.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
A story of Arizona; of swift-riding men and daring outlaws; of a bitter feud between cattle-men and sheep-herders.
"Bred of the Desert" by Marcus Horton
These qualities do not make a market-gardener; they might not be out of place as a herder.
"The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop" by Hamlin Garland
Whether Herder and Merck had been present or not, Goethe would have found Mephistopheles in his own heart.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 16" by Various
Senor Bernal started up as if he would forcibly eject the herder, but thought better of this and sank back nonchalantly in his great chair.
"Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
Aren't you still a cattle-herder, my boy?
"King of Camargue" by Jean Aicard
Some of this kind are trappers or herders.
"The Voice of the Pack" by Edison Marshall
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In poetry:

The herder asked the cowboy
If he would like to stay
To join him in a little drink
And put some grub away.
"The Cowboy's Prayer" by Curley Fletcher
Back and forth they passed the jug,
Until they went to sleep;
This puncher of the cattle
And this herder of the sheep.
"The Cowboy's Prayer" by Curley Fletcher
The herder cooked up quite a feed
And the cowboy ate his share
The herder got the jug out
And they started in from there.
"The Cowboy's Prayer" by Curley Fletcher
There ain't no leaves to turn to gold—
There ain't a tree in sight—
In other ways the herder's told
October's come, all right.
"October on the Sheep Range" by Arthur Chapman
"Your liquor's good," the cowboy said
"It surely hits the spot."
"Help yourself, " the herder says,
"And we'll have another shot."
"The Cowboy's Prayer" by Curley Fletcher
I called out: Scandinavia, and: ducks,
There goes a lady, sheep with a herder—
The wonders became words and pushed further,
But I saw how my mother's smile filled with tears...
"The Clouds" by Martinus Nijhoff

In news:

He is working on a program that will insure livestock so herders "don't have to worry so much about increasing the size of the herd , but about the quality of the herd .".
Three Tibetan Herders Self- Immolate in Protest.
Mongolian Herders See Changes as Temperatures Rise.
On the periphery of Bagram Airfield, farmers, scrap-metal collectors and sheep herders have been crippled, blinded and burned by US military ammunition on an unfenced and poorly marked training ground.
Wild hogs have eaten a quarter of a farmer's crops on the Marshall-Maury county line three miles north of Berlin where he says they're "pretty much" like wolves to a sheep herder.
Raika Caste Camel Herders Woody Widlund.
Botnet Herders Attack MS06-040 Worm Hole.
A herder walks with his camels in a sandy path as they near the camel fairgrounds in the outskirts of the small Indian town of Pushkar.
As she has done on her previous trips, she traveled the countryside to observe and photograph wildlife, landscapes, nomadic herders and their animals.
Norway's Sami people, an indigenous community with roots as reindeer herders in the northern reaches of Scandinavia and Russia, are looking south to Israel for help preserving their fading native language.
Up we go into the mountains, learning how global warming is decreasing the snow pack that, though a boon to native herders, is decreasing the leopard 's natural habitat.
The Sheep Herder Hill Fire near Casper.
Chanta Herder, 42, is facing DUI charges.
The Sheep Herder Fire has increased their workload, yet they still need to get food out to the rest of the state.
Areas of Casper Mountain burned in the Sheep Herder Hill Fire will get some rehabilitation this Saturday.
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In science:

The Re flection Grating Spectrometers (den Herder et al. 2001) secured sufficiently good spectra of four CTTS, four WTTS, and one Herbig star, making this by far the largest coherent sample of high-resolution X-ray spectra of TTS available at the time (Telleschi et al. 2007b).
X-rays from young stars - a summary of highlights from the XMM-Newton Extended Survey of the Taurus Molecular Cloud (XEST)
Jerry Zeyu Gao et al, Testing and Quality Assurance for Component-Based Software. Peng Liang, Keqing He, Bing Li, Jin Liu, “The Interoperability between Different E -Business Specifications” Weinreich, H., Obendorf, H., Herder, E., and Mayer, M. 2008. “Not quite the average: An empirical study of Web use “.
Quality Assurance And Integration Testing Aspects In Web Based Applications
The RGS instruments (den Herder et al. 2001) on board the European X-ray observatory XMM-Newton (Jansen et al. 2001) offer, at least for ob jects of extent of order 1−2′ , the possibility of very high resolution X-ray spectroscopy combined with some spatial resolution in the cross-dispersion direction.
XMM-Newton Reflection Grating Spectrometer Observations of the Prototypical Starburst Galaxy M82
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