from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A person who settled homestead land in the western United States before it was officially made available, in order to have first choice of location.
- n. Slang A native or resident of Oklahoma.
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- adj. comparative form of soon: more soon
- adv. comparative form of soon: more soon
- adv. rather.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In the western United States, one who settles on government land before it is legally open to settlement in order to gain the prior claim that the law gives to the first settler when the land is opened to settlement; hence, any one who does a thing prematurely or anticipates another in acting in order to gain an unfair advantage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the western States, any one who settles on government territory before it is legally opened to settlers and thus gains the choice of land and location; hence, any one who gains an unfair advantage by getting ahead of others.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. more readily or willingly
- adv. comparatives of `soon' or `early'
- n. a native or resident of Oklahoma
From soon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)