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  • noun A male poulterer.

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  • noun a dealer in poultry and poultry products


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poultry +‎ man


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  • They include leveraged buyout tycoon TheodoreForstmannTheodore Forstmann, poultryman Donald Tyson, real estate investors John Arrillaga and Richard Peery, and fashionista RichardHayneRichard Hayne.

    America's 400 RichestSpecial Report: America's 400 Richest Edited by Matthew Miller 2006

  • Have the poultryman, or butcher, cut its head off at the end of the neck, peel back the skin, and remove the neck close to the body, leaving the tube.

    Archive 2004-11-01 2004

  • One successful poultryman I am acquainted with gives, as the first feed, dog biscuit crushed.

    Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller

  • -- White diarrhoea is of the greatest economic importance to the poultryman.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals R. A. Craig

  • And if it is planned with reference to the convenience of the poultryman, so much the better.

    Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry Pratt Food Co.

  • The average stock raiser and poultryman has just begun to realize the value of proper care and treatment of his stock, and how much unnecessary loss can be prevented by the expenditure of a little time and even less money if given at the proper time.

    The Veterinarian Charles James Korinek

  • This is a most valuable guide, especially to the inexperienced poultryman.

    Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry Pratt Food Co.

  • Men are nominated for office, because the Boss has picked them out, as a poultryman might select a fat goose.

    Theodore Roosevelt Edmund Lester Pearson 1908

  • A Kansas poultryman, who owns a hen which he claims to value at $10,000 because of her qualities as a breeder, a few years ago knew a great deal more about how to maintain the health of his poultry than he did about how to maintain his own health.

    How to Live Rules for Healthful Living Based on Modern Science Eugene Lyman Fisk 1907

  • It is an advertisement of a poultryman for poultry, in which he says with rough frankness, “Old roosters not wanted.”

    Observations of a Retired Veteran Tinsley, Henry C 1904


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  • One who raises poultry in their hundreds or thousands, for profit.

    September 30, 2009

  • People who get to be over 1,000 years old should not be raising chickens!

    September 30, 2009

  • hernesheir's definition reminds me of skipvia's comment under one of my lists in which sizeable seems to refer to both the size of the squirrels AND their population in certain towns.

    September 30, 2009