Definitions

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  • noun A keeper of stock or cattle; a herdsman.

Etymologies

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stock +‎ keeper

Examples

  • Sometimes this state of affairs would last a whole month, and the stockkeeper would be driven to his wits 'end by his bleating, bellowing, neighing army.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • However, by dint of energy and ambition, the stockkeeper triumphed over these difficulties, incessantly renewed though they were.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • The stockkeeper -- George Powell was his name -- had got into the dairy, as I thought, to lick the cream, for he was an awful hand on it; but he kept hanging about, and glowering at the milk-pans, and then looking at me, till at last he said some nonsense, and I told him to be off with his daffing; I would tell the master if he said an uncivil word.

    Mr. Hogarth's Will

  • When Billy Buckley, who was only a stockkeeper at that station, saw my party arrive and was at length aware who we were, he came to me when enjoying a quiet walk on the riverbank at some distance from his house, carrying in his hand a jug of rich milk and a piece of bread which I afterwards learnt, with dismay, had been baked in butter.

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2

  • "I was not feared for the wild kye when I saw that the stockkeeper would help me to get them into the bail; and when we got a milk-house dug out of the hill-side, I made grand butter.

    Mr. Hogarth's Will

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