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Definition of "entryman" [entryman]

  • In the United States, one who, intending to settle, enters upon a homestead or other allotment of public land. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "entryman" in a sentence
  • "Coal-land laws should be provided whereby the coal-land entryman may make his location and secure patent under methods kindred to those now prescribed for homestead and mineral entrymen."
  • "A young engineer named Howland had been in charge of the development work, but Wally rearranged his forces so as to let each dummy entryman handle the claim entered in his name."
  • "He would go first thing in the morning and get that child's story of the mine and the "dummy" entryman."