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Stockman   /stˈɑkmən/   Listen
Stockman

noun
(pl. stockmen)
1.
Farmer who breed or raises livestock.  Synonyms: stock farmer, stock raiser.






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"Stockman" Quotes from Famous Books



... traders of Independence in those days reaped a grand harvest. Everything to eat was in constant demand; mules and oxen were sold in great numbers every month at excellent prices and always for cash; while any good stockman could readily make from ten to fifty ...
— The Old Santa Fe Trail - The Story of a Great Highway • Henry Inman

... pianoforte solo, in this case gratuitously meretricious into the bargain, albeit the arbitrary choice of no less a judge than Mrs. Clarkson. It was received with perfunctory applause, through which a dissipated stockman thundered thickly for a song. Miss Bouverie averted her eyes from Sir Julian (ensconced like Royalty in the centre of the first row) as she descended from the platform. She had not the hardihood to glance toward ...
— Stingaree • E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

... paid is L4 or L5 a year, rising to L7 and L8 near large towns. The wise custom of giving him a garden has spread, and is nearly always found to be much more helpful than an allotment. The superior or more skilled workmen,[701] such as the wagoner, stockman, or shepherd, earns in agricultural counties like Herefordshire from 14s. to 18s. a week, and in manufacturing counties like Lancashire from 20s. to 22s. a week, with extras such as 3d. a lamb in lambing time. At the ...
— A Short History of English Agriculture • W. H. R. Curtler

... immense quantity of water, and there are many streams of water running from them. The ground is covered round about the springs with a cake of soda and saltpetre. I intended to have moved on to Gregory Creek this afternoon, but took the precaution to send my stockman to see in what state the water was. He reports the water in the creek to be quite salt, and many of the small fish dead; he also found some very perfect fossil shells, the mussel and oyster; they have now become a solid limestone; ...
— Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart • John McDouall Stuart



Words linked to "Stockman" :   stock breeder, cattleman, sheepman, breeder, farmer, beef man, husbandman, granger, cow man, sodbuster



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