social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
ability; "he wanted to try his hand at singing"
one of two sides of an issue; "on the one hand..., but on the other hand..."
something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
a round of applause to signify approval; "give the little lady a great big hand"
the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
a position given by its location to the side of an object; "objections were voiced on every hand"
a card player in a game of bridge; "we need a 4th hand for bridge"
guide or conduct or usher somewhere; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"
a member of the crew of a ship; "all hands on deck"
place into the hands or custody of;
a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in
a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
a clergyman who watches over a group of people
Shepherding is a tactic and skill in Australian rules football, a team sport. Shepherding is the act of legally pushing, bumping or blocking an opposing player from gaining possession of the ball or reaching the contest.
tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats
watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils