plowman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plowman a man who plows
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Plowman A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer.
    • Plowman One who plows, or who holds and guides a plow; hence, a husbandman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n plowman One who plows or guides a plow; a farm laborer who is or may be engaged in plowing.
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Usage

In literature:

Whose hand smote the lyre of the Scottish plowman, and stayed the life of the German priest?
"America First" by Various
Think of being obliged to ask permission from some low plowman to go in or out of our own house!
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
With Mr. Plowman of Oxford, Wills will communicate.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Poor old Whinnie, I'm afraid, is more a putterer than a plowman.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
He seized Carl's hand with his plowman's paw, and, "Good-by, boy," he growled.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
The "Vision of Piers Plowman" is every way a singular production.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
The one I have first shown you is of a plowman plowing at evening.
"Ariadne Florentina" by John Ruskin
Doth the plowman plow continually to sow?
"Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature" by Various
Every other rod the plow brought up with a jerk that nearly flung the plowman over the top of it.
"Dwellers in Arcady" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Handles are fixed to the implement to enable the plowman to keep it in proper place, and for convenience in turning.
"The Peanut Plant" by B. W. Jones
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In poetry:

And slowly buzzing o'er my head
A swallow wings her flight;
I hear the weary plowman sing
As falls the restful night.
"Evening" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
More than a man was the plowman,
Shouting his gee and haw;
For a something dim kept pace with him,
And ever the poet saw;
"The Poet's Town" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
And gently twitching Mary's hand,
The bench had ample room for two,
His first word made her understand
The plowman's errand was to woo.
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
"Bless thee for that," the plowman cried,
At once both starting from the seat,
He stood a guardian by her side,
But talk'd of home,—'twas growing late.
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
What need hath he now of a tardy crown,
His name from mocking jest and sneer to save
When every plowman turns his furrow down
As soft as though it fell upon his grave?
"Abraham Lincoln" by Alice Cary
The servingman the plowman would invite
To leave his calling and to take delight;
But he to that by no means will agree,
Lest he thereby should come to beggary.
He makes it plain appear a country life
Doth far excel: and so they end the strife.
"God Speed The Plow, And Bless The Corn-Mow. A Dialogue Between The Husbandman And Servingman" by Anonymous British

In news:

Plowman heads to ALMS for 2012.
My name is Lorraine Plowman , and I've been in the fitness business since 1995.
International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has appointed Neil Plowman to the position of Marine and Protective Coatings general manager, Americas.
A federal judge on Thursday afternoon sentenced former Indianapolis City-County Councilor Lincoln Plowman to 40 months in federal prison for attempted extortion and bribery.
Former City County Councilor Lincoln Plowman , found guilty Thursday afternoon of federal bribery and attempted extortion charges, will await sentencing on home detention.
Q & A: Martin Plowman on his pending IndyCar debut.
A plowman dressed as a prince.
William B. Plowman, Getty Images.
Senior Judge Larry McKinney on Thursday sentenced former Indianapolis City-County Councilor Lincoln Plowman to 40 months in federal prison for attempted extortion and bribery.
Plowman/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images Host David Gregory interviews Gov Tim Pawlenty (R-MN L) during "Meet the Press" at NBC studios in this 2010 file photo.
Mindful organizations are those that pay close attention to what is happening within them, are ready to correct mistakes rather than punishing workers who report them and respond quickly to changes or problems, Ms Plowman said.
Loudoun County prosecutor Jim Plowman said Wednesday that Aaron Thomas of New Haven, Conn.
Plowman, Getty ImagesPolice in Malaysia have busted up a ring of condom thieves, recovering roughly 700,000 pilfered rubbers.
Ontario Plowman's Association president Ray Dedman.
These days the plowman is king after it snows, but more than a century ago Mainers had a different way of dealing with a heavy snowfall.
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In science:

Recent covariance studies confirmed the expected mission performance and emphasized the significant potential of the mission (Nordtvedt, 2005; Plowman and Hellings, 2005).
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
The recent covariance studies already show very interesting results (Plowman and Hellings, 2005; Nordtvedt, 2005).
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
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