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  • n. Plural form of grazier.

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Examples

  • So, where to find these "graziers," as they're known?

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  • On the other hand, of soldiers, who are at least sure of food and shelter, 13 per 10,000 go insane; and of farmers and graziers, only 5.1.

    SUICIDE

  • Princess Diana's family, the Spencers, began as graziers; the Grevels, who later poshed up their name to the more Norman-sounding Greville just as Wesley became Wellesley were dealers in fleeces.

    In the Realm of Peers

  • The situation must have been infuriating to those graziers who had been dispossessed of their lands to so little purpose.

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  • No, no, my good friend, I have lived by the law, and in the law, all my life; and when you seek the impulses that make soldiers desert and shoot their sergeants and corporals, and Highland drovers dirk English graziers, to prove themselves men of fiery passions, it is not to a man like me you should come.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • There were the constant change of place and scene, the petty adventures incidental to the traffic, and the intercourse with the various farmers, graziers, and traders, intermingled with occasional merry-makings, not the less acceptable to Donald that they were void of expense.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • Some had turned agriculturists; their talk was of oxen, and they were only fit companions for graziers.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • After further exploratory forays, notably by George Elphinstone Dalyrymple in 1873, pioneering graziers and later red cedar Toona australis cutters moved in, the latter working up the coast and reaching the Daintree and Mossman Rivers by 1875.

    Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Site, Australia

  • We passed though a small part of the largest temperate woodland remaining in the world – the Eucalypts survive dry conditions too severe for farmers and graziers, and so it has been largely left alone.

    Day Two KALGOORLIE TO NORSEMAN

  • A row of Eaglehawk graziers watches him closely and they bray with disbelief at the lush green of the pasture, although the slide is in black and white.

    Excerpt: Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living by Carrie Tiffany

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