Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- One who owns or conducts a nursery; a man who is employed in the cultivation of herbs, flowering plants, trees, etc., from seed or otherwise, for transplanting or for sale.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who cultivates or keeps a nursery, or place for rearing trees, etc.
- n. someone who takes care of a garden
- From nursery + man. (Wiktionary)
“Biographer Howard Means supports the legend with hard-earned fact in his portrait of Chapman as a "nurseryman; religious zealot; real-estate dabbler" and even altruistic capitalist.”
“Our apple nurseryman knew someone who could press and bottle apple juice, so we piled the back of the car high with fruit and, filled with optimism, set off to see him.”
“Ken Selody, a nurseryman at Atlock Farm in Somerset, N.J., works at a treated-lumber bench with a poured-concrete counter, for durability, and cement-block legs, for adjustability.”
“Near Olney, nurseryman Bill Harris awoke to a thick layer of ice on his windshield, and the vegetable garden at work bore the hallmarks of that awful end of the growing season.”
“His savvy as a land speculator and as a nurseryman selling seedlings to the region's new arrivals made him quite a wealthy man.”
“As someone who used to watch The Price Is Right with my late grandfather, a retired nurseryman, every morning, I almost take that one personally.”
“The River Farm meadow was designed and supplied by society board member Kurt Bluemel, a nurseryman in Baldwin, Md., who has spent more than 40 years fostering interest in ornamental grasses.”
“In Street, Md., nurseryman Ed Snodgrass has come up with an ingenious solution to beat the rabbits.”
“Carl Orndorff, the late, award-winning nurseryman, would frequently say to me, "They don't know what they are talking about," referring to academia and textbooks.”
“Grabbing the lifeline to get back on topic, in the precious magazine was an interview with a nurseryman.”
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