Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A peasant; a hind.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • His exercises were manly; for he rid the great horse very well; and on the little saddle he was not only adroit, but a laborious hunter or field-man: and they were wont to say of him, that he fail'd not to do any of his exercises artificially, but not very gracefully; like some well-proportion'd faces, which yet want a pleasant air of countenance.

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • Peter discovered that there was a woman in him, as many a field-man has discovered.

    Red Fleece

  • A field-man is a personality afield; a field-woman is a portion of the field; she has somehow lost her own margin, imbibed the essence of her surrounding, and assimilated herself with it.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • A field-man is a personality afield; a field-woman is a portion of the field; she had somehow lost her own margin, imbibed the essence of her surrounding, and assimilated herself with it.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • field-man: I firmly believe Obama will be hands-down the least liked

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "These are ideal days for the insurance field-man.

    Appearances Being Notes of Travel

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