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A large group of people with a shared characteristic
“I suppose this fits with her general fastidious nature and adds to the impression that in some way she felt, and actually was, above the common herd in her confidence and control.”
A large group of animals, especially hoofed mammals, that live together or are kept together as livestock
“It is well known that if a trait is heritable, the easiest and most practical way to change the trait in a herd of cattle is through selection of the sire.”
The body of the community as contrasted with the elite
“… aspire to achieve something, to distinguish yourself from the herd.”
To urge, push, or force onward
“Some demonstrators were injured and five reportedly arrested when the police suddenly moved forward to herd people off the roadway.”
To associate
“The popularity of sheepdog trials is surging in Australia, despite a declining rural population and a growing trend of using motorbikes to herd sheep and cattle.”
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