Definition of Groundsman

1. Noun. Someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field).

Exact synonyms: Groundkeeper, Groundskeeper
Generic synonyms: Gardener



Definition of Groundsman

1. Noun. A male groundskeeper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Groundsman

1. [n GROUNDSMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundsman

groundouts
grounds
grounds officer
groundsel
groundsel bush
groundsel tree
groundsels
groundshare
groundsheet
groundsheets
groundsill
groundsills
groundskeeper
groundskeepers
groundskeeping
groundsman (current term)
groundsmen
groundspeed
groundstaff
groundstate
groundstates
groundstroke
groundstrokes
groundswell
groundswells
groundswoman
groundswomen
groundward
groundwards
groundwater

Literary usage of Groundsman

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1. Talks with Old English Cricketers by A. W. Pullin (1900)
"'Young Tom' Hearne, son of ' Old Tom,' was our groundsman and bowler at Ealing, and afterwards, till last year, when he was appointed head groundsman at ..."

2. Wright & Ditson Officially Adopted Lawn Tennis Guide edited by Joseph T Whittelsey, Irving C Wright (1915)
"If it is pushed, the groundsman's feet will leave tracks after it ; If he ... The groundsman at work on good lawn tennis courts, particularly when the turf ..."

3. Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes (1913)
"It was not left to the groundsman. Read Gale's The Game of Cricket. Page 162. Aristophanes, a Greek comic poet. Herodotus, the Greek " Father of History. ..."

4. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1896)
"... the actual killing is usually performed by the dresser, though in some cases by the head groundsman.* * The peculiarities of the Jewish method of ..."

5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1890)
"... uncommon experience on most wickets, but if it were to occur to-day with half the frequency, the reputation of the groundsman would suffer considerably. ..."

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