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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that is engaged in the production and care of horses, cattle, sheep, and other useful animals for the market, for show purposes, or for racing.

Usage examples (8)
  • A stockbreeder uses this drastic measure regularly-and culls the defectives and winds up with a healthy stabilized line.
  • He was one of those who had much to lose and little indeed to gain by taking up arms against us, for, by honest industry, he had become a wealthy farmer and stockbreeder.
  • And this, mark you, without the intervention of any stockbreeder, human or divine, and without will, purpose, design, or even consciousness beyond the blind will to...
  • The author is a practical farmer and stockbreeder, and is able to vouch for the correctness of the remedies for diseases of Domestic Animals, as well as the best mode of... for more
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