esp US plowboy
Examples from the Web for ploughboy
The ploughboy understood them very well, for to have only a hunch of bread and little or no cheese was often his own case.Round About a Great Estate|Richard Jefferies
Therefore if I were to do what was rude and dishonest, people would say: 'What could you expect of a ploughboy?'Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood|George MacDonald
It made the birds sing, and the ploughboy whistle, and the old folk toddle into their gardens to smell the herbs.Jan of the Windmill|Juliana Horatia Ewing
He was to take the lad as a ploughboy, and there he was to serve three years without wages.Tales from the Fjeld|P. Chr. Asbjrnsen
We miss the soldier, to say nothing of "apothecary, ploughboy, thief."