noun, plural sheepmen
[sheep-muh n, -men] /ˈʃip mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
a person engaged in the tending or breeding of sheep, especially the owner of a sheep ranch.
occurs only in John 5:2 (marg., also R.V., “sheep-gate”). The word so rendered is an adjective, and it is uncertain whether the noun to be supplied should be “gate” or, following the Vulgate Version, “pool.”
noun (NZ) (pl) sheepos 1. a person employed to bring sheep to the catching pen in a shearing shed
- Sheep race
noun 1. (NZ) a single-file walkway for sheep at the entrance to a sheep-dip
noun 1. a kind of knot, hitch, or bend made on a rope to shorten it temporarily. noun 1. a knot consisting of two hitches at the ends of a bight made in a rope to shorten it temporarily