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Dictionary Definition

horseman

Noun

1 a man skilled in equitation [syn: equestrian, horseback rider]
2 a person who breeds and cares for horses [syn: horse fancier]

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English

Noun

  1. A man who rides a horse.
  2. A soldier on horseback.
  3. In British farming usage in former times, a man in change of work horses.

Translations

a man who rides a horse

Extensive Definition

A horseman can be:
  • A man who rides a horse.
    • In some armies' usage, a soldier who rides a horse.
  • In British farming usage in former times, a man in change of workhorses.
  • Horseman USA is a company which makes cameras and camera accessories.
  • In Australia the term may refer to a stockman
  • Horseman (opera), an opera by Aulis Sallinen

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