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Stockman   /stˈɑkmən/   Listen

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

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"Stockman" Quotes from Famous Books

... The farmer, the stockman, the lumberman, and the miner has each been selfishly doing his share in the destruction of the soil. Each one has thought only of how he could make the most money in the shortest time. It has not occurred to them that they are making it difficult for ...
— Conservation Reader • Harold W. Fairbanks

... over. In other words, it takes more honesty, steadiness, faithfulness, hard work, and brains to work your way up in railroad life than in any other business that I know of. However, at present, you are only going along with me as stockman, in which position I am glad to have you, so we won't stop now to discuss railroading. Let's see what Joe has got for supper, for I'm hungry and I shouldn't be surprised ...
— Cab and Caboose - The Story of a Railroad Boy • Kirk Munroe

... great number of technical terms in his own field of labor, and often fails to recognize the fact that they are technical, and may be puzzling to many other people. He uses such terms for the sake of accuracy, desiring to express to his fellow-workmen exactly what he means. The farmer, stockman, carpenter, banker—all have command of such terms, and need them, but the chemist who, in a way, must come even nearer to accuracy in expression, finds that many people who want his assistance do not ...
— Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement • Alva Agee

... judged it to be very desirable pastoral land, he returned home. He then formed a new station for Mr. Macalister on some country he had found on the Tambo River, and went himself on another trip of discovery. This time he had four companions with him, two friends named Cameron and Matthews, a stockman, and a black boy. they followed the Tambo River down its course through fine grazing country, both plains and forest, until in due course it led them to the point of its embouchure in the lakes of the south coast. He ...
— The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work • Ernest Favenc

... be had in plenty, but men who knew the stockman's trade, whose training fitted them to handle the vexatious questions of range divisions, over-grazing, and relative injury done by cattle, sheep, and goats, were hard to find, and when found were ...
— McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. • Various

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

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