from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One employed in riding over a bush farm, or station, rounding up the cattle, inspecting the fences, etc. [Australia.]
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Lady Bridget knew most of the types of men who have to do with horses – huntsmen, trainers, jockeys, riding masters and the rest, but the Australian bush-rider is a product by itself.
a peg, for he set a fearful pace through the trees, grazing one and gliding under the boughs of another as only a trained bush-rider can.