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Sheep Hoard… I mean Herd

Following  Old English Word Hord  @OEWordHoard on Twitter, this Word Of The Day post caught my eye the other day:     scēap-heord, f.n: a flock of sheep.   Which I misread as “sheep hoard” – an idea so cool, I wanted to keep it.  But “sheep hoard” would be “scēap-hord”, and sadly, that doesn’t […]

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