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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A caregiver of hogs.

Usage examples (38)
  • Then she called the swineherd to her apartment and said: "Bring the beggar hither.
  • The scene shifts (l. 301) to the hut of the swineherd, which is the present destination of Telemachus.
  • He called the swineherd to him, and said: "Eumaios, I am going back to the town to see my mother.
  • “Let Gurth do thine office, Oswald,” said Wamba with his usual effrontery; “the swineherd will be a fit usher to the for more
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