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Definition of "plowman" [plow•man]

  • A man who plows. (noun)
  • A farmer or rustic. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "plowman" in a sentence
  • "It's snowing again in the New England, and of course the plowman is on his own timetable."
  • "My plowman was a young man -- a handsome, high-born-looking youth who came one Sunday evening to arrange terms."
  • "Piers the plowman is the name assumed by Robert or William Langland, in a historico-satirical poem so called."