bronco-busting love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of breaking broncos to the saddle.


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  • And if Roky Roulette's first appearance, looking like KFC's Colonel Sanders, ends in a torrent of multicolored feathers whisked out of his G-string — "It looks like a muppet exploded out here," says Miss Kitten afterward — his Cowboy routine, a bronco-busting ride on a pogo-stick horse, winds up in showers of multicolored stardust glitter scooped out of the same prodigious source.

    Burlesque Is Back in Paris

  • The one producer-like thing I did that was of some actual use was to prevent a bronco-busting scene that might well have cost the young Jonny Lee Miller his life.


  • Farlow borrowed the Frontier Days idea from Arizona, but he added stagecoach holdups and horse-team relay races to the usual bronco-busting and steer-roping events.


  • It ended with a truly disturbing Hugh Grant impression, followed by Downey bronco-busting the deck railing — still the most entertaining interview of my very silly career.

    Robert Downey Jr... remembers? |

  • After a day of bronco-busting in the corral, or of riding hour after hour, head on into the driven snow-dust, there was a sense of real achievement when night fell, and a consciousness of strength.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

  • I mean by this that I never became a first-flight man in the hunting field, and never even approached the bronco-busting class in the West.

    II. The Vigor of Youth

  • After this almost every day we had exhibitions of bronco-busting, in which all the crack riders of the regiment vied with one another, riding not only all of our own bad horses but any horse which was deemed bad in any of the other regiments.

    VI. The Return Home

  • "But we went in for bronco-busting, and rounding-up, and all that."

    Dave Porter and His Rivals or, The Chums and Foes of Oak Hall

  • Belle was enthusiastic and said she had once tried "bronco-busting" herself.

    Dave Porter at Star Ranch Or, The Cowboy's Secret

  • "But bronco-busting is dangerous, isn't it?" questioned Laura.

    Dave Porter at Star Ranch Or, The Cowboy's Secret


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