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. [1913 Webster]

2. A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer. [1913 Webster]

{Plowman's spikenard} (Bot.), a European composite weed ({Conyza squarrosa}), having fragrant roots. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]

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