Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A boy who goes in front of a span of bullocks, guiding them by means of a thong fastened to the horns of the foremost pair. Also called leader, leader-boy.

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  • Two ambulances: one containing the two girls, a driver, a fore-looper, and a small black boy named Gelungwa, who was everything from ladies 'maid to general adviser; and the other containing Mr. Pym, his engineer, driver, fore-looper, and the engineer's black cook-boy, who proved himself an invaluable asset.

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