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horseman

[ hawrs-muhn ]
/ ˈhɔrs mən /
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noun, plural horse·men.
a person who is skilled in riding a horse.
a person on horseback.
a person who owns, breeds, trains, or tends horses.
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Origin of horseman

First recorded in 1175–1225, horseman is from the Middle English word horsman.See horse, -man

OTHER WORDS FROM horseman

un·der·horse·man, noun, plural un·der·horse·men.
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British Dictionary definitions for horseman

horseman
/ (ˈhɔːsmən) /

noun plural -men
a person who is skilled in riding or horsemanship
a person who rides a horse

Derived forms of horseman

horsewoman, fem n
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