|n.||1.||One who keeps a warehouse; the owner or keeper of a dock warehouse or wharf store.|
|2.||One who keeps a wholesale shop or store for Manchester or woolen goods.|
|Noun||1.||warehouseman - a workman who manages or works in a warehouse|
WAREHOUSEMAN. A warehouseman is a person who receives goods and merchandise
to be stored in his warehouse for hire.
2. He is bound to use ordinary care in preserving such goods and merchandise, and his neglect to do so will render him liable to the owner. Peake, R. 114; 1 Esp. R. 315; Story, Bailm. Sec. 444; Jones' Bailm. 49, 96, 97; 7 Cowen's R. 497; 12 John. Rep. 232; 2 Wend. R. 593; 9 Wend. R. 268; 1 Stew. Rep. 284. The warehouseman's liability commences as soon as the goods arrive, and the crane of the warehouse is applied to raise them into the warehouse. 4 Esp. R. 262.