Definitions

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  • noun a person employed to take care of horses in a stable

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  • noun someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

Etymologies

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stable +‎ man

Examples

  • He called his stableman, told him to put up the horses, and went to his room.

    Original Short Stories — Volume 10

  • He called his stableman, told him to put up the horses, and went to his room.

    Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

  • "I am 'stableman' for three days, and so missed a bathing parade to-day, which is a nuisance, as there is no means of washing here nearer than a river some distance off, to which the others rode.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • Martin dispensed royal largess, inviting everybody up, farm-hands, a stableman, and the gardener's assistant from the hotel, the barkeeper, and the furtive hobo who slid in like a shadow and like a shadow hovered at the end of the bar.

    Chapter 17

  • A stableman came on the run to take the mare, and Forrest, scarce pausing for a word about a horse by the name of Duddy, was clanking his spurs into the Big House.

    CHAPTER II

  • I parted with a platinum ring and got no change, but the carriage the stableman was hitching up belonged to me.

    Enjoyment

  • "Let's hope the stableman is done with them by now so we can get out of here."

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Peter Collins, the stableman, stepped forward to offer his services as sheriff.

    The Clayborne Brides

  • Peter Collins, the stableman, stepped forward to offer his services as sheriff.

    One White Rose

  • “Hey, Brother, hey, Sister!” shouted the stableman, and two horses, mighty creatures with strong flanks, tucking their legs in close to their bodies, lowering their well-shaped heads like camels, shuffled out one behind the other solely by twisting their rumps out of the doorway, which they filled completely.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

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