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Definition of "grazier" [gra•zier]

  • A person who grazes cattle. (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 "grazier" in a sentence
  • "From 1804 a person so engaged, as distinct from one who farmed crops -- who engaged in agricultural pursuits -- was known as a grazier, and from the 1820s such a person occupied a property"
  • "Forster's father was a large "grazier" or dealer in cattle."
  • "In due course, my grandparents, William and Helen Borthwick, bought a substantial block of land on Shaving Point from the solicitor and New South Wales grazier, James (“Jim”) McLaughlin, on which in 1926 they built their pretty house Balmadies, where Mum and her siblings enjoyed many idyllic summer holidays."