Definition of lamb marker in English:

lamb marker


NZ, Australian
  • A person whose job is marking lambs' ears with the owner's brand.

    ‘his dad was a wizard lamb marker’
    • ‘We could see the several white tents and the firesmoke of the lamb-markers' camp.’
    • ‘He was the fastest lamb-marker in Australia. He could keep eight catchers busy.’
    • ‘The management held that the water is suitable, having been used for the last five shearings by the lamb-markers.’
    • ‘He assists a lamb-marker in the marking of an ear of a lamb with the owner's brand.’
    • ‘He had the name of being the best lamb marker in the Cobar district.’