Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A groom (generally the head groom) of a stud.

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Examples

  • For instance, Mr. Rouncival and his stud-groom could almost have sworn to the big slashing brown mare, the image of the long-lost celebrity

    Robbery Under Arms

  • The head stud-groom was to have full charge of the training and sale of the horses already on the place, but not to buy or breed any more.

    For Kicks

  • I got him the place of stud-groom to a nobleman in the south of

    Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873

  • But he had his reward when Mr. Aston, who had heard of his doings from the stud-groom, took him out with him on one of his rounds of inspection to outlying farms.

    Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker

  • At lunch-time he interviewed his steward, his agent, his stud-groom, and the other heads of departments of a large estate.

    Peter and Jane or The Missing Heir

  • The second great artist was a stud-groom of the rarest and highest capacity, who was just about to retire after having made his fortune.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • The cook took possession of his stores, and the stud-groom of his stables.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • "There are not two Césars," said the stud-groom dryly.

    The Phantom of the Opera

  • Honora to become another woman as she looked them over with a critical eye and discussed them with Hugh and O'Grady, the stud-groom, and talked about pedigrees and strains.

    Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill

  • Mrs. Rindge was in a habit, and one by one the saddle horses were led out, chiefly for her inspection; and she seemed to Honora to become another woman as she looked them over with a critical eye and discussed them with Hugh and O'Grady, the stud-groom, and talked about pedigrees and strains.

    A Modern Chronicle — Complete

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