Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A keeper of a livery-stable who lets out horses and carriages by the week or mouth.

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Examples

  • Go to the horse-dealer and the coachmaker who are employed by the job-master where Paccard finds work.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • I was down at Broadstairs and soon discovered a job-master and arranged to go out the next day.

    Fanny Goes to War

  • I also discovered a Monsieur Jollivet at Neuilly, a job-master who had a few horses left, among them a little English mare which I rode.

    Fanny Goes to War

  • In a narrow alley off Sea Street lived Gorseth the job-master, with a household consisting of a lean and skinny wife, two half-starved horses, and a few ramshackle flies and sledges.

    The Great Hunger

  • He found the job-master greasing the wheels of a carriage, while his wife leaned out of a window scolding at him.

    The Great Hunger

  • The job-master himself was a hulking toper with red nose and beery-yellow eyes, who spent his nights in drinking and got home in the small hours of the morning when his wife was just about getting up.

    The Great Hunger

  • A less Fortunate Youth might have had to walk, risking boots impolitely muddy, or to hire a funereal cab from the local job-master; but Paul had only to give an order, and the cart and showy chestnut were brought round to the front door of Drane's Court.

    The Fortunate Youth

  • A less Fortunate Youth might have had to walk, risking boots impolitely muddy, or to hire a funereal cab from the local job-master; but Paul had only to give an order, and the cart and showy chestnut were brought round to the front door of Drane's

    The Fortunate Youth

  • 'He's a grand' orse, sir, isn't he? 'said the job-master complacently.

    The Talking Horse And Other Tales

  • I am afraid the job-master considered me little better than a fool.

    The Talking Horse And Other Tales

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