- a person who raises domestic fowls, especially chickens, to sell as meat; a chicken farmer.
- a poultry dealer, especially one who sells chickens at retail for cooking.
Origin of poultryman
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Examples from the Web for poultryman
She grew up and married a poultryman in Quay Street, Bristol.Poison Island
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
In the remainder of the volume we will consider the poultryman as an egg farmer.
The poultryman has been a disciple of the poultry papers and poultry fanciers of the day.
The study of these diseases is good for the poultryman, it gives his mind exercise.
Unfortunately, this scheme is not open to the poultryman who has breeding stock for sale.
- Also called: chicken farmer a person who rears domestic fowls, esp chickens, for their eggs or meat
- a dealer in poultry, esp one who sells the dressed carcasses
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