grazier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grazier a rancher who grazes cattle or sheep for market
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Grazier One who pastures cattle, and rears them for market. "The inhabitants be rather . . . graziers than plowmen."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n grazier One who grazes or pastures cattle for the market; a farmer who raises cattle for the market.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Grazier (grā′zhėr) one who grazes or pastures cattle and rears them for the market
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From grass.

Usage

In literature:

Next morning, while they were eating their breakfast, they were visited by the grazier who was expected to make choice of two of their number.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
It was the home of a few nomad graziers.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
In time, however, the grazier was compelled to do this, and also to grow alfalfa for winter foddering.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Now, a small grazier does not readily become a corn-grower.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Bakewell, Robert, grazier, 275.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
The proscription had swept away all his wealth, and he had not been fortunate in his first essays as a nomade grazier.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
It is of the greatest possible importance to a grazier, to have his herds near some place where there is communication by water with Sydney.
"Trade and Travel in the Far East" by G. F. Davidson
The grazier stood to his story like a man, and all efforts to break him down by cross-examination were fruitless.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
This was the daughter of the grazier from Gogham.
"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson" by Anthony Trollope
See to that George, see to that; and you may count the Captain as bare as his last grazier.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In news:

Grazier gains with renovated pastures.
Its brought together local, state and federal agencies, grassland and livestock organizations, university researchers and graziers interested in improving South Dakota's grasslands for grazing, wildlife, water quality and research purposes.
Dairy Grazier Passes On Expertise.
Advice from her dad, Howard Straub, helped Terri Hawbaker become a successful dairy grazier .
Penn State University researchers would like to recommend plantain to graziers in their state, but can't.
The online grazing-wedge tool can do its calculations after a grazier has set up his or her farm in the system.
University forage specialists have been urging graziers to put cows on alfalfa for years and not just after a hard frost.
Graziers, however, worry about bloat and cringe at the thought of that high-value crop getting trampled to the ground.
Northeast Iowa Graziers Contacts: Jennifer Bentley, ISU Extension Dairy, 563-382-2949 Denise Schwab, ISU Extension Beef, 319-472-4739.
Indiana graziers unsure of how many animals their pastures and paddocks can support need to get on the stick.
Weed wipers can be an effective and economical weed control tool for graziers, says Jim Johnson, a soil fertility and crop specialist with the Noble Foundation.
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