Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who owns or raises livestock.
  • noun A man who is in charge of livestock or works on a stock farm.
  • noun A man who is employed in a stockroom or warehouse.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man who has charge of the stock in an establishment of any kind.
  • noun A stock-farmer or rancher.
  • noun A man employed by a stock-farmer as a herdsman or the like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Australia & U.S. A herdsman; a ranchman; one owning, or having charge of, herds of live stock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A man who raises, or looks after livestock
  • noun A person who works in a stock room

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun farmer who breed or raises livestock

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Do not repeat the mistake made in a recent television programme where the so-called stockman kept hold of "the poor little thing", as this will deny it the vital colostrum it needs and the piglet will die.

    Musings from a Stonehead

  • Between the time that Rod took charge of Juniper, and the time of the train's starting, the young "stockman," as he was termed on the way-bill, had some pretty lively experiences.

    Cab and Caboose The Story of a Railroad Boy

  • A 'stockman' is naturally the man who drives the stock, and the 'stockwhip' a peculiar short-handled long whip with which he drives them.

    Town Life in Australia

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

  • A cattle owner was a "stockman" in pre-Spanish times; later "rancher," based on the Spanish word ranchero, became more popular.

    The Daily News - News

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