1. a person employed to tend sheep. Female equivalent: shepherdess.
2. a person, such as a clergyman, who watches over or guides a group of people
3. to guide or watch over in the manner of a shepherd
4. (Australian Rules football) to prevent opponents from tackling (a member of one's own team) by blocking their path
Kicking up cans and bottles
Out of his flock’s way
The shepherd lets out strings of grumbles
Aimed at litterers’ ancestors