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herd

2 verb
     
Related topics: Agriculture
herd2
1 [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to bring people together in a large group, especially roughly:
The prisoners were herded together.
I don't want to be herded around with a lot of tourists.
herd somebody into something
The visitors were herded into two large halls.
2 [transitive]TA to make animals move together in a group:
It was Thomas's duty to herd the cows.

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