ploughman

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ploughman

(ˈplaʊmən) or

plowman

n, pl -men
1. (Agriculture) a man who ploughs, esp using horses
2. (Agriculture) any farm labourer
ˈploughmanship, ˈplowmanship n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ploughman - a man who plowsploughman - a man who plows      
farm worker, farmhand, field hand, fieldhand - a hired hand on a farm
Translations

ploughman

plowman (US) [ˈplaʊmən]
A. N (ploughmen (pl)) → arador m, labrador m
B. CPD ploughman's lunch N (Brit) → pan m con queso y cebolla

ploughman

[ˈplaʊmən] plowman (US) nlaboureur mploughman's lunch n (British) assiette de fromage et de pickles

ploughman

plowman (Am) [ˈplaʊmən] n (-men (pl)) → aratore m
References in classic literature ?
We were talking to him about you a few days ago," Kochubey continued, "and about your freed plowmen.
On this morning of the Great Snow, perchance, which is still raging and chilling men's blood, I bear the muffled tone of their engine bell from out the fog bank of their chilled breath, which announces that the cars are coming, without long delay, notwithstanding the veto of a New England northeast snow-storm, and I behold the plowmen covered with snow and rime, their heads peering, above the mould-board which is turning down other than daisies and the nests of field mice, like bowlders of the Sierra Nevada, that occupy an outside place in the universe.