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[ranch-muh n] /ˈræntʃ mən/
noun, plural ranchmen.
a rancher.
Origin of ranchman
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60; ranch + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The ranchman cast many a secret admiring glance toward Jerry as they rode home.

    The Outdoor Chums After Big Game Captain Quincy Allen
  • He had been a scout too, and a trapper, a silver explorer, and a ranchman.

    A Study In Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "Somebody's coming," announced the ranchman, pausing and following the direction of the wolfhound's gaze.

    Bob Chester's Grit Frank V. Webster
  • The farmer and the ranchman can think of no other method of killing the wolf.

  • "We'll look at it the first thing in the morning," said the ranchman.

  • Here a ranchman hired us to kill Black bear which were killing his colts.

    Black Beaver James Campbell Lewis
  • So much accomplished, the ranchman ordered him to get his pony and try to rope the stake while riding past.

    Bob Chester's Grit Frank V. Webster
  • “I met her riding out the road this forenoon,” explained the ranchman.

  • No I aint; Im gittin wise, retorted the ranchman, with a wide grin.

  • The ranchman remarked that there were "two or three out there," but I knew better.

    A Woman Tenderfoot Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson

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