plowboy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plowboy a boy who leads the animals that draw a plow
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Plowboy A boy that drives or guides a team in plowing; a young rustic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n plowboy A boy who drives or guides a team in plowing; hence, a rustic boy; an ignorant country fellow.
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Usage

In literature:

The plowboy shouted in the sun, and in the purple new-turned furrows flocks of birds hunted for fat worms.
"The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" by Howard Pyle
On the Monday, a plowboy from Vale Regis arrived at Monksmoor.
"I Say No" by Wilkie Collins
And so far as it went the observation of the plowboys was correct.
"Lincoln" by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
The plowboy shouted in the sun, and in the purple new- turned furrows flocks of birds hunted for fat worms.
"The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" by Howard Pyle
If a soldier fights no better than a plowboy, off with his red coat.
"Brave Men and Women" by O.E. Fuller
He had sneered at the un-uniformed plowboys of the English.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
These are plowboys, for sure.
"Breaking Point" by James E. Gunn
I would rather marry a plowboy than such a gentleman as you!
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
It is no easy thing to be mayor and I wish I was a plowboy in the country!
"Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades" by Florence Holbrook
Tuskegee does not graduate hoe-hands or plowboys.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
What battles the plowboys have fought in dreams!
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
The fine gentleman was made a plowboy.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
Ideas raise the plowboy to president, and constitute the primal element of the success of men and nations.
"Applied Psychology: Driving Power of Thought" by Warren Hilton
Two plowboys passed by.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
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In poetry:

I shall remember you long,
Plowboy and horses against the sky in shadow.
I shall remember you and the picture
You made for me,
Turning the turf in the dusk
And haze of an April gloaming.
"Plowboy" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

This Saturday July 7th the Roscoe little league baseball field is the location for the annual Plowboy Mud Bog.
The Tupelo Public Radio Project featuring Banjo Dan and The Mid-nite Plowboys.
This undated image released by Plowboy Records shows musician Bobby Bare .
This Saturday July 7th the Roscoe little league baseball field is the location for the annual Plowboy Mud Bog .
The Plowboys can reach the playoffs for the 13th straight year by defeating Rotan at home this Friday.
The Tupelo Public Radio Project featuring Banjo Dan and The Mid- nite Plowboys.
Roscoe's football team played its first of two scrimmages on Friday, when it hosted Haskell on Plowboy Field's new turf which was installed after last season.
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