animal fancier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n animal fancier a person who breeds animals
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Usage

In literature:

These animals were the best on the range and belonged mostly to Guy Isbel, who was the horse fancier and trader of the family.
"To the Last Man" by Zane Grey
Of all forms of animal life, the polyp is probably the most neglected by fanciers.
"Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
Pet animals or birds, which may be found in great variety in the bird fanciers' stores, always delight the boys.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
Alexander, who is a great dog fancier, asked Frohman to accompany him while he chained up his animals.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
There are many fanciers in the country who make a specialty of show animals and fancy stock.
"The Raising and Care of Guinea Pigs" by A. C. Smith
Like all the Boers, my father was a great horse fancier and took pride in several fast animals that he had bred at Rietvlei.
"Adventures in Swaziland" by Owen Rowe O'Neil
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