- a man who plows.
- a farm laborer or a rustic.
Origin of plowman
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Examples from the Web for plowman
Hours later, at about 1:30 a.m. the next day, Plowman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.New Charges: Melissa Huckaby Drugged People
May 23, 2009
It was to this place that the plowman was bending his homeward way.The Wrong Woman
Charles D. Stewart
"Yes, for the present; I am the plowman," he said, in the wish to let her know he was not a common hand.Wayside Courtships
The one I have first shown you is of a plowman plowing at evening.Ariadne Florentina
The plowman is no longer content to keep his eye forever on the furrow.Chapters in Rural Progress
Kenyon L. Butterfield
Was it Burns who followed the plough, or only Piers Plowman?The Forsyte Saga, Volume III.
Word Origin and History for plowman
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