sheepman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sheepman a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
    • n sheepman a man who raises (or tends) sheep
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sheepman A sheep-farmer or sheep-master.
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Usage

In literature:

Hughie Call became wife of a Montana sheepman early in this century.
"Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest" by J. Frank Dobie
A sheepman can shear wherever he happens to be.
"The Round-up" by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller
You want the same as every other meek and lovely sheepman wants.
"Flying U Ranch" by B. M. Bower
Carson, the sheepman, spurred on to attempt further exploits by the success of his plate-throwing, was first to reach the door.
"Whirligigs" by O. Henry
Dry Valley had been a sheepman.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
Do you know the difference between a sheepman in Scotland, say, and in Montana?
"The River and I" by John G. Neihardt
No one ever had suspected Dorgan of being a sheepman.
"Injun and Whitey to the Rescue" by William S. Hart
Found Quinnion at a sheepman's place thirty or forty miles north of here.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
If it blow one day, you thank God; if it blow two days, then is sheepman goin' to lose his sheep.
"The Spinner's Book of Fiction" by Various
The old sheepman dazzled him with his cunning.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
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