Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Someone who lives or works on land, as opposed to a seaman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man who lives or serves on land; -- opposed to seaman.
  • n. An occupier of land.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man who lives or serves on land: opposed to seaman.
  • n. In English law, a tenant or occupant of land; a terre-tenant.
  • n. A farmer or countryman.
  • n. A landowner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who lives and works on land

Etymologies

land +‎ -man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Against his wife's advice, he called the landman in February 2010.

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  • Haynesville Shale Mineral Rights Lawyer, is providing attorney services for Louisiana landowners who have already leased their mineral rights to an oil and gas company, lease broker or "landman" and feel they were taken advantage by being put into a "bad" lease.

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  • I am a big fan of the show and I hate when the review bashes the show but agreed hillarious recap this episode wasnt very good. landman

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  • George went back to being a landman in the oil business, going to an office every day, and I began to set up our new home.

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  • I knew a landman for the Hunt Bros and they laundered money through his strawman real estate deals.

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  • A former petroleum landman in East Texas, Swann and his artist wife of 25 years live in the small town of El Cortijo, Mexico, about eight miles outside of San Miguel de Allende in the state of Guanajuato.

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  • Over the years he worked as a landman for Sinclair Oil Company, pipeliner, land surveyor, newspaper reporter, college English professor, social worker on Skid Row in Los Angeles, clerk for the Louisiana Employment Service, and instructor in the U. S. Job Corps.

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  • Hawser Trunnion, who has stood the fire of so many floating batteries, runs any risk from the lousy pops of a landman?

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  • Christian landman; but keeps garrison in his house, as if he were in the midst of his enemies, and makes his servants turn out in the night, watch and watch, as he calls it, all the year round.

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