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sheepman

Syllabification: sheep·man
Pronunciation: /ˈSHēpmən
 
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Definition of sheepman in English:

noun (plural sheepmen)

A sheep rancher.
Example sentences
  • He was a controversial figure who was a hardworking cowhand but also perhaps a hired thug given free rein by his boss to do whatever was necessary to keep sheepmen off the cattle range.
  • The man would have had extensive dealings with sheepmen especially in the Newport / Tiernaur area and in Tourmakeady where he is reported to have bought considerable quantities of sheep in the past few months.
  • On the hills around Aclare the sheepmen have gallantly modernised their hill farming practices but still more aid is required to consolidate the ground they have gained.

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