stockman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stockman farmer who breed or raises livestock
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stockman A herdsman; a ranchman; one owning, or having charge of, herds of live stock.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stockman A man who has charge of the stock in an establishment of any kind.
    • n stockman A stock-farmer or rancher.
    • n stockman A man employed by a stock-farmer as a herdsman or the like.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Stockman a herdsman who has the charge of stock on a sheep-run in Australia
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stocc, a stick; Ger. stock.

Usage

In literature:

His great ambition was to become a first-rate stockman.
"The Gilpins and their Fortunes" by William H. G. Kingston
However, at length Mr Ramsay came to the conclusion that the culprit was a stockman or shepherd living in the neighbourhood.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
All over the run, at intervals of two or three miles, are places where the cattle assemble when they hear the stockman's whip.
"The Land of the Kangaroo" by Thomas Wallace Knox
He was a stockman from a station seventy miles away on the coast.
"Tom Gerrard 1904" by Louis Becke
In the midst of the discussion, a stockman named Pat Kelly, who was incidentally the Democratic boss of Michigan, rose in his seat.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
Lifting her cold, stiffened body in his arms, the stockman carried his burden along to Ballantyne's house.
"The Ebbing Of The Tide" by Louis Becke
Witchie ceased to remonstrate or reprove Mrs. Stockman, and the latter felt that she must go, and Witchie consented without demur.
"Found in the Philippines" by Charles King
He was a prophetic figure in the most picturesque and sterile land of the stockman.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
It was received with perfunctory applause, through which a dissipated stockman thundered thickly for a song.
"Stingaree" by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
The farmer, the stockman, the lumberman, and the miner has each been selfishly doing his share in the destruction of the soil.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
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In poetry:

A strapping young stockman lay dying,
His saddle supporting his head;
His two mates around him were crying,
As he rose on his elbow and said:
"The Dying Stockman" by Anonymous Oceania
And he wrote him ringing verse of horse,
And the stockman, and his pipe,
And the brooding bushland; but, of course,
The world just murmured - "Tripe!"
"The Mystic" by C J Dennis
'And oft in the shades of the twilight,
When the soft winds are whispering low,
And the darkening shadows are falling,
Sometimes think of the stockman below.'
"The Dying Stockman" by Anonymous Oceania
‘The dog is dying,’ a stockman said,
As he knelt and lifted the shaggy head;
‘’Tis a long day’s march ere the run be near,
‘And he’s dying fast; shall we leave him here?’
"The Cattle-Dog's Death" by Henry Lawson
Now, stockman, if ever on some future day
After the wild mob you happen to stray,
Tread softly where wattles their sweet fragrance spread,
Where alone and neglected poor Jack's bones are laid.
"The Stockman's Last Bed" by Anonymous Oceania
But every night when the white stars rose
He crossed by the Gunning Plain
To a stockman's hut where the Gunning flows,
And struck on the door three swift light blows,
And a hand unhooked the chain -
"The Death Of Ben Hall" by William Henry Ogilvie

In news:

David Stockman economy Q&A: Economic disaster in the works.
Why David Stockman isn't buying it.
David Stockman in February 2012.
West Brook's Stockman misses cut by one at state swim meet.
Freiboth named Terry's branch manager of Stockman Bank.
Politics may succeed where Stockman didn't.
David Stockman , former budget director under President Ronald Reagan, talks about efforts to reduce the US federal budget deficit.
Stockman , speaking with Carol Massar and Matt Miller on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart", also discusses the stalemate between Democrats and Republicans over debt reduction policy.
An Open Letter to Michael Smerconish and Jennifer Stockman .
Lea Michele and Theo Stockman .
Drops Fraud Charges Against David Stockman .
"Deluge," by William Stockman , charcoal on paper.
Read the comments of former Reagan budget director David Stockman in this New York Times story and see if it reminds you any other fallen chief executive.
Larry W Stockman , 57, formerly of East Prairie, Mo.
30 pm May 16, 2002, at Lourde's Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Born Dec 16, 1944, in Wolf Island, son of the late William "Bill" and Francis Martin Stockman , he worked for Midland Eastern Enterprises on a river boat until retiring in 2001.
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In science:

For some, luminous elliptical host galaxies are observed (Angel and Stockman 1980; Miller 1981; Kollgaard 1994), though the optical images of many BL Lacertae ob jects remain unresolved, even in high-resolution observations (e.g.
Analysis of 6cm VLBI polarization observations of a complete sample of northern BL Lacertae Objects
The orbital period has the same value as obtained by Kału ˙zny and Semeniuk (1987) and Stockman (1995) predicts for our epoch Pspin = 0:137216 days, what gives nine years ago.
CCD Photometry of Nova V1500 Cygni Twenty Years After
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