Definition of kennelman in English:



  • A man who works in a kennels, especially for a hunt.

    • ‘It was a sad day too for the college's professional huntsman and kennelman as he paraded the hounds, a smaller version of the traditional hunting hounds, for the last time.’
    • ‘Bert was working as an under kennelman alongside his father and Freda was the daughter of the stud groom.’
    • ‘Born near Edinburgh, Mr Sneddon began his career at the age of 15 when he became a stable / kennelman at the Linlithgow and Sterlingshire Hunt where he stayed for five years, learning his trade.’
    • ‘The hunt's other full-time employee would also lose her job as would the part-time kennelman employed to build up the hounds' fitness.’
    • ‘The Dumfriesshire hounds' kennelman, John Carruthers, said he now faces an uncertain future with his wife Isobel, 45, and their 10-year-old son Andrew.’
    • ‘Last week, kennelman John Carruthers was close to tears as he surveyed the empty kennels that have been the focus of his work for nearly 25 years.’