Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of plainsman.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They seem quite analogous to the teamsters and miscellaneous "plainsmen" who used to play an important part on our overland route.

    Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life

  • The fourth period brought only more humiliation and pain to the plainsmen.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • The fourth period brought only more humiliation and pain to the plainsmen.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • The fourth period brought only more humiliation and pain to the plainsmen.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • These plainsmen hated the Indians, and not just because they had brown skins.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • When my father had served his king well in the wars with the plainsmen, the King had elevated him to the status of a lord with a small grant of land, making him one of his "new nobles".

    Renegade's Magic

  • In his dream, he battled plainsmen who rode leggy white horses and brandished battle axes at him, but I saw him as an ailing old man, his age-dappled hands twitching against the blankets of his bed.

    Renegade's Magic

  • They would not fight us as Gernians fought, nor as the plainsmen had.

    Renegade's Magic

  • Growing up listening to the stories of old Indians and plainsmen, she developed an uncanny receptivity to the Indian perspective and way of life, which in her writing she married to exhaustive research.

    Another World

  • The puzzled plainsmen soon discovered what the silvery circles were—millions of grasshoppers in flight.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

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