landman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n landman a person who lives and works on land
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Landman A man who lives or serves on land; -- opposed to seaman.
    • Landman (Eng) An occupier of land.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n landman A man who lives or serves on land: opposed to seaman.
    • n landman In English law, a tenant or occupant of land; a terre-tenant.
    • n landman A farmer or countryman.
    • n landman A landowner.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Landman one who lives or serves on land: one inexperienced in seafaring
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. land; Dut., Ger. land.

Usage

In literature:

The name of the Landman who lived in the island was Thorfinn.
"Grettir The Strong" by Unknown
The other was William Powell, an Irish landman, who was slightly wounded in the buttock.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
Sir Penn Symons decided promptly to attack the Landman's Drift column and to check the northern column's advance.
"Lessons of the War" by Spenser Wilkinson
The Boer scouts, moving parallel to and north of the Landman's Drift road, drew with great caution towards Talana.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Sailormen go down where landman afraid.
"The House Under the Sea" by Sir Max Pemberton
But what I say about Landman goes for Seaman, too.
"Rastignac the Devil" by Philip José Farmer
Have you never heard of Eus, Pretorius, Retief, or Landman?
"Adventures of Hans Sterk" by A.W. Drayson
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In news:

In Oneonta's Daily Star, the first story with the term " landman " appeared in July 2010 " landmen " appeared in their reporting twice in 2008 and once in 2009.
Pam Landman is the Journals Coordinator for the AOCS peer-reviewed journals JAOCS, Lipids, and the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents.
TXCO Resources' Marshall Lochausen, a landman with the San Antonio-based company, has been named president of the American Association of Professional Landmen .
Deputy Managing Editor Jonathan Landman .
Jonathan Landman , deputy managing editor of The Times, answered questions during the week of April 24 about NYTimes.com.
She was a petroleum landman — oil and gas lease.
THE Times's culture editor, Jonathan Landman, calls them "exuberant pans" — reviews so energetically negative that they seem to achieve liftoff.
It was a weekend house—until I got a letter from the landman, telling me I was living on a huge, untapped source of natural gas.
Made possible through the generous support of The Landman-Goldman Foundation.
New York Times fix-it editor Jonathan Landman, having turned the refurbished culture report over to Sam Sifton, now finds the rattling chassis of the Times ' Web and television operations parked under his shade tree.
In a way, Rick Landman's Torah is going home.
This month, the 200-year-old Torah is returning to Germany, from where Landman's grandfather took it after fleeing the Nazis.
He replaced Jon Landman, who is moving up the paper's editorial ladder.
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In science:

Examples demonstrating their use for the case of quantum dots have been recently presented by Yannouleas and Landman .
Symmetry breaking and the random-phase approximation in small quantum dots
He actually proved in general that this kind of structure is free-by-residually-finite, or meta-residually-finite. A few years later, in 1968, one of his students, Joan Landman Dyer, continued his work on residual finiteness of these structures.
On the residual solvability of generalized free products of finitely generated nilpotent groups
Landman Dyer, On the residual finiteness of generalized free producs, Trans.
On the residual solvability of generalized free products of finitely generated nilpotent groups
La] Landman, A.: On the Picard-Lefschetz transformations, Trans.
Global generation of the direct images of relative pluricanonical systems
Fred Landman, Nissim Francez and Janos Makowsky for showing me the beginning of the trail.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Landman V., Montroll E.W. and Shlesinger M.F., Random Walks and Generalized Master Equations with Internal Degrees of Freedom, Proc.
Remarks on random evolutions in Hamiltonian representation
Igor Romanovsky, Constantine Yannouleas, and Uzi Landman.
Interacting Bosons beyond the Gross-Pitaevskii Mean-Field
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