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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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ACONTEST has kicked off to find Britain's best young beef farmers and stockmen.
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However, I suggest that all farmers and stockmen must be extremely vigilant as the fine and costs relating to Douglas and David Williams' case seem to be totally disproportionate and, I suspect, in many ways levied in absolute ignorance of country ways.
Drawing on archival and oral sources as well as microhistorical and ethnographic approaches, this study sketches the involvement of Kanak as stockmen in the cattle industry over more than one hundred years.
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In the stockjudging sections, Gwenno Evans, of Ynys Mn YFC, finished third in the Junior Stockman competition, and were also third in the Senior Stockmen team event.
This article examines the cultural forms through which the young European-Australian stockmen who work on the cattle stations of north Queensland are socialised.
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Senior Stockmen of the Year 1, Carmarthen; 2, Radnor; 3, Ceredigion.