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stableman

[stey-buh l-muh n, -man]
noun, plural sta·ble·men [stey-buh l-muh n, -men] /ˈsteɪ bəl mən, -ˌmɛn/.
  1. a person who works in a stable.
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Origin of stableman

First recorded in 1720–30; stable1 + man1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for stableman

Historical Examples

  • The stableman said he had left the wagon a few moments after I had and had been stolen.

    Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail

    Ezra Meeker

  • But there were few, as the stableman had said, to see her so early in the morning.

  • Billy, the stableman, and his assistant were awakened, and the teams were hitched up.

    The Octopus

    Frank Norris

  • The stableman was there alone; the room where he cooked and slept joined the stable.

    Then and Now

    Robert Vaughn

  • "It's Jack Harkaway," replied a stableman who had seen Jack's drag.

    Jack Harkaway in New York

    Bracebridge Hemyng