[ noun ] (religion,Christianity) a clergyman who watches over a group of people
Used in print(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
Intercede for our separated brethren , that with us in the one true fold they may be united to the chief Shepherd , the vicar of thy Son '' .
[ verb ] watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
Used in print(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)
Are there individuals in your organization who can shepherd a new product through to commercialization ; who can develop reliable estimates of sales volume , production , and distribution_costs ; and translate the whole into profit_and_loss and balance_sheet figures which management can act_on with some assurance ?
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 569