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poultryman

[pohl-tree-muh n]
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noun, plural poul·try·men.
  1. a person who raises domestic fowls, especially chickens, to sell as meat; a chicken farmer.
  2. a poultry dealer, especially one who sells chickens at retail for cooking.
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Origin of poultryman

First recorded in 1565–75; poultry + -man
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Examples from the Web for poultryman

Historical Examples

  • She grew up and married a poultryman in Quay Street, Bristol.

    Poison Island

    Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)

  • Unfortunately, this scheme is not open to the poultryman who has breeding stock for sale.

    The Dollar Hen

    Milo M. Hastings

  • In the remainder of the volume we will consider the poultryman as an egg farmer.

    The Dollar Hen

    Milo M. Hastings

  • The poultryman has been a disciple of the poultry papers and poultry fanciers of the day.

    The Dollar Hen

    Milo M. Hastings

  • The study of these diseases is good for the poultryman, it gives his mind exercise.

    The Dollar Hen

    Milo M. Hastings


British Dictionary definitions for poultryman

poultryman

poulterer

noun plural -trymen or -terers
  1. Also called: chicken farmer a person who rears domestic fowls, esp chickens, for their eggs or meat
  2. a dealer in poultry, esp one who sells the dressed carcasses
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