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1. A person who owns or raises livestock.
2. A person who is in charge of livestock or works on a stock farm.
3. A person who is employed in a stockroom or warehouse.


(ˈstɒkmən; -ˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Agriculture)
a. a man engaged in the rearing or care of farm livestock, esp cattle
b. an owner of cattle or other livestock
2. (Professions) US and Canadian a man employed in a warehouse or stockroom


(ˈstɒk mən or, for 3, -ˌmæn)

n., pl. -men (-mən or, for 3, -ˌmɛn)
1. a person who raises livestock.
2. a person in charge of a stock of goods, as in a warehouse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestockstockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
breeder, stock breeder - a person who breeds animals
beef man, cattleman, cow man - a man who raises (or tends) cattle
farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster - a person who operates a farm
sheepman - a man who raises (or tends) sheep


[ˈstɒkmən] N (stockmen (pl)) (Agr) → ganadero m
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In the meantime Ulysses and the swineherd were about starting for the town, and the swineherd said, "Stranger, I suppose you still want to go to town to-day, as my master said you were to do; for my own part I should have liked you to stay here as a station hand, but I must do as my master tells me, or he will scold me later on, and a scolding from one's master is a very serious thing.
Chris is held by PC Hendrick to hinder his Chris yesterday Party-goers pack the station Hand raised, PC Hendrick grabs Chris (circled) and seems about to strike him A fellow officer seems to be trying to pull PC Hendrick off Chris Chris is bundled away by officers to be charged with assault Desperate Chris with the PC's hands on his throat
In a single unedited, static shot, one captures a seal coming up for air through a hole in the ice, while the other shows a male station hand asleep on a transport plane.
A TEENAGER who took an icy New Year's Day dip in the sea to help his local lifeboat was given the red carpet treatment when he turned up at the RNLI station hand to over the cash.
The station hand, who did not want to be identified, said: "I dread going in to work some mornings.
The officer at the scene of a crime would merely need to voice-record all details, then on returning to the police station hand the tape to the clerical department; the latter would then download/type the information as required.

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