Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bullock-driver.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Most of the yarns began in this way: -- "Red Larry was a bull-puncher back of Lone County, Montana," or "There was a man riding the trail met a jack-rabbit sitting in a cactus," or "'Bout the time of the San Diego land boom, a woman from Monterey," etc.

    American Notes

  • "Red Larry was a bull-puncher back of Lone County, Montana," or "There was a man riding the trail met a jack-rabbit sitting in a cactus," or "'Bout the time of the San Diego land boom, a woman from Monterey," etc.

    American Notes

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