Definitions

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  • noun The person who maintains a stable where animals are kept.

Etymologies

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stable +‎ keeper

Examples

  • So the stablekeeper was able to satisfy them soon enough.

    Brain Like a Lumpy Custard « Whatever

  • When the Malwa soldiers rousted the stablekeeper in Kausambe, and questioned him, he said nothing.

    Brain Like a Lumpy Custard « Whatever

  • "Rats are worse this year than I ever recall," the stablekeeper muttered, frowning down at the cat.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Saucerhead had the big stablekeeper up on his hind legs now.

    Angry Lead Skies

  • I looked at Elmo, Elmo stared at Cornie, There always was some doubt about the stablekeeper.

    The Black Company

  • He had been just plain old Cornie, friendly stablekeeper, whom we had tipped a little extra and talked around no more nor less than anyone else outside the Company.

    The Black Company

  • However, a little pressure applied to Lassoo, the local livery stablekeeper, produced eight baggage ponies and a good-looking cream-coloured steed, with man's saddle, for my wife.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • Abbitibbi Development at fourteen cents, and he and Johnson, the livery stablekeeper next door, formed a syndicate and got a thousand shares of Metagami Lake at 3 1/4 cents and then "unloaded" them on one of the sausage men at Netley's butcher shop at a clear cent per cent advance.

    Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

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