from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A farmer who is chiefly engaged in the breeding and rearing of different kinds of live stock. Also called store-farmer.
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Thus ingloriously ended my first and last adventure as a stock-farmer.
These Bedouins of the West have been a terror to the stock-farmer since 1864.
The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland
Bay, he became a _ganadero_, or stock-farmer -- the industry in those days chiefly followed by Californians.
Calderon, as said, is a gentleman by birth, and a _ganadero_, or stock-farmer, by occupation.
The "Fly" started from Ballytrain at the usual hour, with only two inside passengers -- to wit, our friend the stranger and a wealthy stock-farmer from the same parish.
Malcolm Lennox (for such was the name of the young recruit to whom we refer) was a native of one of the north-western counties of Scotland, where his family had settled, and where his father, by following the occupation of an extensive stock-farmer, and by introducing the improvements and the habits of industry peculiar to the low countries into the highlands, had acquired considerable wealth.