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Definition of Herd


  1. Haired.
  2. A number of beasts assembled together; as, a herd of horses, oxen, cattle, camels, elephants, deer, or swine; a particular stock or family of cattle.
  3. A crowd of low people; a rabble.
  4. One who herds or assembles domestic animals; a herdsman; -- much used in composition; as, a shepherd; a goatherd, and the like.
  5. To unite or associate in a herd; to feed or run together, or in company; as, sheep herd on many hills.
  6. To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company.
  7. To act as a herdsman or a shepherd.
  8. To form or put into a herd.

Herd Quotations

The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.
David Icke

You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe this world with a healthy dose of criticism and don't just follow the herd like somebody else might do.
Renny Harlin

We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
George S. Patton

I stayed on my own path and did not follow the herd. I made a way for myself.
Eartha Kitt

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Herd Translations

herd in Afrikaans is trop, kudde
herd in Dutch is kudde, roedel
herd in French is troupeau
herd in German is Herde
herd in Italian is mandria
herd in Norwegian is flokk, gjete
herd in Portuguese is rebanho
herd in Spanish is reba o, manada
herd in Swedish is valla, hjord, skock
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