any of a breed of medium-sized beef cattle developed in Hereford, having a reddish body with a white face and belly
- city in Hereford and Worcester, WC England, on the Wye
- former county of England (see Hereford and Worcester)also Her′e·ford·shire·
A city of western England northwest of Gloucester. It is noted for its medieval cathedral, which was begun in the 1100s.x
Any of a breed of beef cattle developed in England and having a reddish coat with white face, chest, belly, and lower legs.
Origin of HerefordAfter Hereford , a former county of western England
- A cow of the Hereford breed.
- - The Hereford Map (c. 1280).
- Gradually Durham, Short horn, Hereford and other stock were introduced to improve the native breeds, with results so satisfactory that now herds of threequarters-bred cattle are to be found in all parts of the country.
- He was already king's chaplain; his appointment at Paris had been accompanied by promotion to the see of Hereford, and before he returned to take possession he was translated to the bishopric of London (October 1539) Hitherto Bonner had been known as a somewhat coarse and unscrupulous tool of Cromwell,a sort of ecclesiastical Wriothesley.
- The king (Henry VIII.) happened at the time to be visiting in the immediate neighbourhood, and two of his chief counsellors, Gardiner, secretary of state, afterwards bishop of Winchester, and Edward Fox, the lord high almoner, afterwards bishop of Hereford, were lodged at Cressy's house.
- George Airy was educated first at elementary schools in Hereford, and afterwards at Colchester Grammar School.