• WordNet 3.6
    • n cattleman a man who raises (or tends) cattle
    • n cattleman a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cattleman One who is engaged in rearing cattle on a ranch; a ranchman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cattleman one who tends cattle, or who rears them on a ranch
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. catel, chatel—Low L. captale, orig. capital, property in general, then esp. animals—L. capitalis, chief—caput, the head, beasts in early times forming the chief part of property.


In literature:

I know a cattleman around Lost Trail.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
He gave over thinking about wearing a cattleman's outfit, and began once more to turn his thoughts inward upon the flat.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
It was characteristic of the cattleman that, with the full realization of his danger, should come a great calm.
"Hidden Gold" by Wilder Anthony
A Complete Guide to the Farmer, Steward, Plowman, Cattleman, Shepherd, Field-Worker, and Dairy Maid.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
Frank Meeker was in the office, and as he both feared and disliked this big contemptuous young cattleman, he set to work to make him jealous.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
Colorow himself, with a specious air of good will, had warned a cattleman to leave the country while there was time.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
The cattleman ignored his manner.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
But even sorrow would not induce a cattleman to allow sheep on his ranch.
"The Boy Ranchers at Spur Creek" by Willard F. Baker
The cattleman contested this in the courts, lost the decision, and promptly appealed.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
Here is another cattleman going south.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss

In poetry:

Now O Lord please lend thine ear,
The prayer of the Cattleman to hear;
No doubt many prayers to thee seem strange,
But won't you bless this cattle range?
"A Cattleman's Prayer" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Cattle producers looking to get the most out of their herd management decisions should register now to attend the 2009 Master Cattleman Summit at Oklahoma State University's Stillwater campus on Aug 13 and 14.
Cattlemen can get the latest update on bovine TB in New Mexico during the third annual Southwestern New Mexico Cattleman 's Survival Course presented by New Mexico State University's Hidalgo County Cooperative Extension Service.
Cattleman 's workshop to address changing industry.
Machine Shed's Cattleman 's Choice Steak.
From bull riding to Vietnam and back, the circuitous making of a cattleman.
The Taylor County Cattleman's Association and the Taylor County 4-H Council is starting a new livestock project for the youth of Taylor County.
Emmett Merrit Loring , 84, a devoted husband, father, grandfather, WWII veteran, farmer and part-time cattleman, died Jan 20 in Fayetteville.
Madras Cattleman Struck, Killed By Bull.
The Board of Directors of the Henry County Cattleman's Association's next meeting will be at 6:30 pm Monday, Sept 24, at the Henry County Extension Office.
The Cattleman's Livestock Commission Co. Dalhart, Texas, reported receipts of 2,531 head Nov 29, compared to 2,583 head two weeks ago and 3,035 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas.
The drought was undoubtedly a hot topic Wednesday at the annual Nebraska Cattleman's Convention.
The University of Missouri Extension offices are teaming up with the Missouri Corn Growers and the Missouri Cattleman's Association to present a Beef Forage Field Day on September 20th.
Tom Benson's San Antonio bank merges with Cattleman's National Bank .
Lone Star Capital Bank, a San Antonio bank that is owned primarily by New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his family, has agreed to merge with Cattleman's National Bank .
19th North Central Texas Cattleman's Clinic set for Thursday in Graham.