Definitions

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  • n. a person employed to take care of horses in a stable

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

  • n. someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

Etymologies

stable +‎ man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He called his stableman, told him to put up the horses, and went to his room.

    Original Short Stories — Volume 10

  • "I am 'stableman' for three days, and so missed a bathing parade to-day, which is a nuisance, as there is no means of washing here nearer than a river some distance off, to which the others rode.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • A stableman came on the run to take the mare, and Forrest, scarce pausing for a word about a horse by the name of Duddy, was clanking his spurs into the Big House.

    CHAPTER II

  • Martin dispensed royal largess, inviting everybody up, farm-hands, a stableman, and the gardener's assistant from the hotel, the barkeeper, and the furtive hobo who slid in like a shadow and like a shadow hovered at the end of the bar.

    Chapter 17

  • Peter Collins, the stableman, stepped forward to offer his services as sheriff.

    One White Rose

  • I parted with a platinum ring and got no change, but the carriage the stableman was hitching up belonged to me.

    Enjoyment

  • "Let's hope the stableman is done with them by now so we can get out of here."

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • “Hey, Brother, hey, Sister!” shouted the stableman, and two horses, mighty creatures with strong flanks, tucking their legs in close to their bodies, lowering their well-shaped heads like camels, shuffled out one behind the other solely by twisting their rumps out of the doorway, which they filled completely.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

  • “Help him,” I said, and the willing girl dashed over to hand the wagon harness to the stableman.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

  • The disgusting stableman rages in my home; Rosa is his victim; I refuse to picture it.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

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