shepherdess

Definitions

  • The Shepherdess
    The Shepherdess
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shepherdess a woman shepherd
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Shepherdess A woman who tends sheep; hence, a rural lass. "She put herself into the garb of a shepherdess ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shepherdess A woman who tends sheep; a rural lass.
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Usage

In literature:

There were shepherds and shepherdesses, maids of low and high degree.
"Molly Brown's Senior Days" by Nell Speed
It represents a shepherd with his crook, the companion brass being a shepherdess.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
A shepherdess costume, and a crook with ribbons on.
"Patty's Social Season" by Carolyn Wells
The fair moon is the shepherdess.
"Hoodie" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
There was Betty's Dresden Shepherdess dress, and the godmother's gown, and the long trailing robe of the Princess Winsome.
"The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Why are all your Shepherds mad, And your Shepherdesses sad?
"Wit and Mirth: or Pills to Purge Melancholy, Vol. 5 of 6" by Various
A little further on I met the son of this same Indian shepherdess.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Does not Urfe himself warn us that we are not to expect ordinary shepherds and shepherdesses at all?
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
The Tibetan female, whether she be a lady, a shepherdess, or a brigandess, cannot be said to be prepossessing.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
If you went as anything, Mrs. Kellynch, you ought to be a China Shepherdess.
"Bird of Paradise" by Ada Leverson
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In poetry:

The silent shepherdess,
She of my vows,
Here with me exchanging love
Under dim boughs.
"The Beacon" by Robert Graves
Urania, an ancient Shepherdess.
Her daughters:--
Sylvia,
Eliza,
Florella, a young shepherdess.
"The Search After Happiness. A Pastoral Drama" by Hannah More
In truth, a violet fair.
Then came a youthful shepherdess,
And roam'd with sprightly joyousness,
And blithely woo'd
"The Violet" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A glance that escap'd the dear maid at the time
Half whisper'd a wish was untold;--
'And would my fair shepherdess deem it a crime
If Edwin were guard to the fold?'
"May-Day ; Or, The Discovery. A Pastoral. In The Manner of Cunningham" by Hector MacNeill
For a moment she rested against me
Like a swallow half blown to the wall,
And they talk of Swinburne's women,
And the shepherdess meeting with Guido.
And the harlots of Baudelaire.
"Shop Girl" by Ezra Pound
SHE walks--the lady of my delight--
A shepherdess of sheep.
Her flocks are thoughts. She keeps them white;
She guards them from the steep.
She feeds them on the fragrant height,
And folds them in for sleep.
"The Lady of the Lambs" by Alice Meynell

In news:

CD Cover Art for Shepherdess .
Shepherdess is a group of Boston-based music workhorses, each with at least two other band credits to their name.
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Also used by William Shakespeare for Phebe, a shepherdess in his play, "As You Like it".
CD Cover Art for Shepherdess.
Shepherdess is a group of Boston-based music workhorses, each with at least two other band credits to their name.
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