One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Taming the Ox illustrates the oxherd's determined and concentrated efforts to attain wisdom despite his still prevalent vulnerability to confusion, for the ox and herder are not yet one.’
- ‘Bouvier means cowherd or oxherd in French, and the breed often went by the names koehond (cow dog) or toucheur de boeuf (cattle driver).’
Old English, from ox + obsolete herd ‘herdsman’.
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