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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plowman  \Plow"man\,  Ploughman  \Plough"man\,  n.;  pl  {-men}. 
  1.  One  who  plows,  or  who  holds  and  guides  a  plow;  hence  a 
  husbandman.  --Chaucer.  Macaulay. 
 
  2.  A  rustic;  a  countryman;  a  field  laborer. 
 
  {Plowman's  spikenard}  (Bot.),  a  European  composite  weed 
  ({Conyza  squarrosa}),  having  fragrant  roots.  --Dr.  Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  plowman 
  n  :  a  man  who  plows  [syn:  {ploughman}] 




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