seedsman


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seedsman

(ˈsiːdzmən)
n, pl seedsmen
1. (Commerce) a seed merchant
2. (Horticulture) a seed merchant

seeds•man

(ˈsidz mən)

also seed•man

(ˈsid-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a sower of seed.
2. a dealer in seed.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seedsman - a dealer in seeds
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
Translations

seedsman

n pl <-men> → Samenhändler m
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Well,' said that suddenly-transformed individual, as he took his seat on the outside of the Eatanswill coach next morning; 'I wonder whether I'm meant to be a footman, or a groom, or a gamekeeper, or a seedsman.
Pumblechook's premises in the High-street of the market town, were of a peppercorny and farinaceous character, as the premises of a corn-chandler and seedsman should be.
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Pte Baird was a former seedsman with a Glasgow firm.
The higher Nilus swells, The more it promises; as it ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain, And shortly comes to harvest.
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