seedsman

[ US /ˈsidzmən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a dealer in seeds
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How To Use seedsman In A Sentence

  • I've been lucky enough to travel and learn how Europeans use celery, and as a seedsman and part-time breeder, I've grown celery - lots of it.
  • N. SWIN.EN. "an ingenious gardener and seedsman at Brentford-End," wrote The Beauties of Flora Displayed; 8vo. On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening, with Biographical Notices of Them, 2nd edition, with considerable additions
  • Quitting this situation he lived for some years as gardener in several considerable families: after which he established himself in London as a seedsman; and has ever since followed that business with unremitting diligence and success. The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805
  • Watson is a man of the land - a seedsman - equally at home cultivating the arts.
  • Yes; you will no doubt be astonished to hear that the plain "seedsman" at the town end, who sells you your roots and bulbs and seedlings, keeps in his pay a staff of plant-hunters -- men of botanical skill, who traverse the whole globe in search of new plants and flowers, that may gratify the heart and gladden the eyes of the lovers of floral beauty. The Plant Hunters Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains
  • This can be done by using what are known as "verbena-pins," and these can be purchased at a cheap rate from any local seedsman, or may be easily made by converting pieces of galvanised or any thin wire into sizes and shapes identical with small hair-pins. Little Folks A Magazine for the Young (Date of issue unknown)
  • ‘I wonder whether I’m meant to be a footman, or a groom, or a gamekeeper, or a seedsman. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
  • The ground prepared, the water is let on, and kept at a certain height in the several compartments of the rice field, and the seedsman goes to work. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
  • The next year the seedsman was wise enough not to get caught with onion seed again, but the mission did not give away seed that year. 12: Seeds and germplasm
  • Hiram Sibley, of the city of Rochester, a man of national reputation as the originator of great enterprises, and as the most extensive farmer and seedsman in this country, was born at North Adams, Berkshire County, Scientific American Supplement, No. 530, February 27, 1886
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