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[stok-muh n or for 3, -man]
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noun, plural stock·men [stok-muh n or for 3, -men] /ˈstɒk mən or for 3, -ˌmɛn/.
  1. U.S. and Australia. a person who raises livestock.
  2. a person employed on a stock farm.
  3. a person in charge of a stock of goods, as in a warehouse.
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Origin of stockman

First recorded in 1800–10; stock + man1
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Related Words for stockman

herdsman, herder, breeder, bronco, shepherd, cowboy, wrangler, vaquero, grazier, drover, cowpoke, cattleman, granger, stockman, gaucho, rancher, buckaroo, cowpuncher, cowhand, ranchero

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British Dictionary definitions for stockman


noun plural -men
    1. a man engaged in the rearing or care of farm livestock, esp cattle
    2. an owner of cattle or other livestock
  1. US and Canadian a man employed in a warehouse or stockroom
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