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Synonyms for herd

Synonyms for herd

to urge to move along

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Synonyms for herd

a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

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cause to herd, drive, or crowd together

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move together, like a herd

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keep, move, or drive animals

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If the animals in front are continually changing and the direction of the whole herd is constantly altered, this is because in order to follow a given direction the animals transfer their will to the animals that have attracted our attention, and to study the movements of the herd we must watch the movements of all the prominent animals moving on all sides of the herd.
I can take the herd round through the jungle to the head of the ravine and then sweep down --but he would slink out at the foot.
The other herd children, watching with the cattle half a mile away, hurried to the village as fast as their legs could carry them, crying that the buffaloes had gone mad and run away.
As if glad to seek the smallest signs of the forest, the whole of the affrighted herd became steady in its direction, rushing in a straight line toward the little cover of bushes, which has already been so often named.
You forget that you came with me to-day to buy a herd of horned beasts; likewise that he who dines at the Greenwood Inn must pay the landlord.
Never mind whom,'' answered Gurth, who had now got his herd before him, and, with the aid of Fangs, was driving them down one of the long dim vistas which we have endeavoured to describe.
A strange purring sound issued from the mouth in the palm of one of his hands, and at the same time he started rapidly toward the bluff, followed by the entire herd.
Meanwhile the herd had crashed off in wild alarm in the other direction.
I think you ought to sell the herd anyway," he went on.
In a rough circle about him and the ape-man squatted the bulls of his herd.
In the very heart of the herd the din was terrific.
That he had once, by way of experiment, privately removed a heap of these stones from the place where one of his YAHOOS had buried it; whereupon the sordid animal, missing his treasure, by his loud lamenting brought the whole herd to the place, there miserably howled, then fell to biting and tearing the rest, began to pine away, would neither eat, nor sleep, nor work, till he ordered a servant privately to convey the stones into the same hole, and hide them as before; which, when his YAHOO had found, he presently recovered his spirits and good humour, but took good care to remove them to a better hiding place, and has ever since been a very serviceable brute.
A plump young mare and a fat stallion grazed nearest to him as he neared the herd.
Cruz we saw one herd which must have contained at least five hundred.
Wide prairies Vegetable productions Tabular hills Slabs of sandstone Nebraska or Platte River Scanty fare Buffalo skulls Wagons turned into boats Herds of buffalo Cliffs resembling castles The chimney Scott's Bluffs Story connected with them The bighorn or ahsahta Its nature and habits Difference between that and the "woolly sheep," or goat of the mountains